Ever been camping and wondered what the temperature was? Here's a way to find out! All you need is wrist watch, your ears, and a little patience.
Are big-headed males really better fighters? Find out on this Moment of Science.
Is there any sound more annoying than the whine of a mosquito?
In evolutionary terms, a "successful" organism is one that passes on its genes -- not necessarily one that lives a long life.
Female aphids don't need males to reproduce. Their trick is called "parthenogenesis" and means big savings in time and energy.
Rose bushes and other plants have a time honored method of communicating with yellow jackets and other wasps.
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.