You've probably heard someone use the phrase "blood red," but have you ever wondered if all blood really is red in humans?
On today's Moment of Science, we're talking about the giant weta, a record holder of the insect world that needs our protection.
Take your guess: lions, tigers, or bears. Nope, you're wrong!
What if a nice, protein-rich insect doesn't get trapped in the web every day? What's a hungry orb-weaver to do?
How well to you pay attention to your backyard buzz? Time to take out our magnifying glasses and get personal.
Mantids are some of the most impressive insect predators, regularly snaring other insects or even the occasional lizard, snake or frog.
Scientists try to crack the mystery of dragonfly migrations.
Have you heard of the cicada killer wasp? It's a cool name, but the bug itself is quite cruel.
The fastest of them are so fast that they travel about 170 times their body length per second.