Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.
Your old Super Soaker was pretty cool, but it didn't have precision like this.
You might be surprised by just how alike the world's homeliest rodent species is to many colony-building insect species.
Single fatherhood is hard for the male water bug. Afraid he'll eat his offspring, dad simply goes without.
Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.
A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...
Scientists are devising tiny robots in order to better understand insect flight.
Farming has been a useful tool for a long long time, and not just for humans!
Imagine that you're an insect, and that you've fallen ill because some bacteria or parasites have invaded your body. What do you do?
The butterwort might be a small scale carnivore, but its hunting tactics are nothing short of terrifying, at least within the insect world!