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.
In the early 1990's, ornithologists were stunned to learn about the discovery of poisonous birds.
If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.
You probably take for granted that your skin can expand by reproducing cells. In order for an insect to grow in size, though, it must shed its old protective covering and replace it with a new one. This process is called a molt. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
It’s summertime, and you’re on vacation. You sit beside a quiet pond, fishing, trying to relax, trying to think about nothing at all. You watch the leaves stirring, the water rippling in the sunshine, and the water bugs standing on the surface of the water. Wait, how are those bugs standing on the surface!? Learn more on this Moment of Science.