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.
Scientists are devising tiny robots in order to better understand insect flight.
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!
The mystery began in a cave near Albany, New York in 2006...
Flowers broadcast their hidden treasure with bright colors, sweet scents and beautiful markings. However, flowers' markings are more than cosmetic...
Scientists found that nearly identical genes play key roles in the formation of the eyes in mammals and fruit flies.
Nature can sometimes be a scary place, particularly if you are the sort of insect that parasitic wasp larvae enjoy eating - alive!