Higher atmospheric CO2 increases the rate of photosynthesis, and thus the amount of carbohydrates in plant leaves.
Did you know that three hundred million years ago the earth was swarming with giant insects? How did insects get so small today?
For a plant, nectar is something like a political campaign contribution. "The Mystery of the Fern's Nectar" on this Moment of Science.
We've all had ant troops visit us on our picnics. Find out more about the science behind the march of the ants.
Ever come across a perfect spider web? How do spiders design their webs?
Do you shoo away wasps because you're afraid of a nasty sting? Well you can breathe a little easier now. Find out why!
The fastest of them are so fast that they travel about 170 times their body length per second.
That's right, fruit flies hold their liquor better than just about any other member of the animal kingdom.
Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.
True bugs are distinguished from other insects by the structure of their mouthparts and the way they feed.