Plants do several defensive things when confronted by insects and animals.
Farming has been a useful tool for a long long time, and not just for humans!
A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...
Insects don't have internal bones the way people do: their hard supporting structures are all on the outside, and need to be rebuilt as the insect grows.
Entomologists from North Carolina State University discovered we share our houses with hundreds of different arthropod species.
Insect blood is green, and gets its color from the plants it eats.
Insects need water to survive and use varied methods to quench their thirst.
Nature photos uploaded to Facebook lead to the discovery of a new plant species.
In solving the pollination mystery surrounding Heliconia tortuosa, scientists made an important discovery about plant evolution.
Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.