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Posts tagged entomology

April 15, 2007

 

a dragonfly in flight

Dragonfly Migration

Scientists try to crack the mystery of dragonfly migrations.

January 2, 2007

 

A killer wasp sits on a tree

The Cicada Killer Wasp: Cool Or Cruel

Have you heard of the cicada killer wasp? It's a cool name, but the bug itself is quite cruel.

November 21, 2006

 

a macro image of a bee's head

Solitary Bees

Not all bees serve under a queen. In fact, most don't even live in colonies!

November 21, 2006

 

a group of marching ants on a rock

Ants on Stilts

We've all had ant troops visit us on our picnics. Find out more about the science behind the march of the ants.

October 31, 2006

 

an orb web covered in dew

Spiders Go Way Back

Ever come across a perfect spider web? How do spiders design their webs?

August 13, 2006

 

a wasp preying on a catepillar

Wasp Hounds

Do you shoo away wasps because you're afraid of a nasty sting? Well you can breathe a little easier now. Find out why!

July 16, 2006

 

beetle_legs

The Fastest Running Insect

The fastest of them are so fast that they travel about 170 times their body length per second.

July 11, 2006

 

spider on paper bill

Bugs and Money

You probably had no idea that pests could be so valuable.

July 11, 2006

 

fruit flies in trap

Boozing Fruit Flies

That's right, fruit flies hold their liquor better than just about any other member of the animal kingdom.

May 22, 2006

 

bug_heart

A Bug’s Gotta Have Heart

Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.

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