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July 26, 2019

 

Arthropod House Guests

Entomologists from North Carolina State University ran a study that found we share our houses with more than 500 kinds of arthropods.

June 11, 2019

 

Global Warming Helps Leafhoppers Proliferate

Entomologists found that potato leafhoppers, which are migratory pests, arrived in the fields an average of 10 days earlier in 2012 than they did in the early 1950s.

April 24, 2019

 

Spider Milk

Some insects and spiders produce a milk-like substance to feed their offspring.

January 7, 2019

 

Climate Change And Insects Eating More Crops

Insects’ metabolisms speed up in hotter temperatures.

December 12, 2018

 

Dragonflies And The Predicting Brain 

Dragonflies have a 95 percent success rate when it comes to hunting their next meal.

December 3, 2018

 

Discovered on Facebook: The Magnificent Sundew

Nature photos uploaded to Facebook lead to the discovery of a new plant species.

October 16, 2018

 

Plants Listen To Their Relatives

Plants communicate with each other, but keep it close to home.

October 15, 2018

 

What Is A Butterwort?

This merciless carnivore traps, and then slowly saps the life out of its prey. And despite having a maximum length of 30 cm, it’s a prodigious killer.

July 18, 2018

 

Honeybees Use Heat To Fight Wasps

If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.

July 6, 2018

 

A Bug’s Gotta Have Heart

Do insects even have hearts? Sure they do, but their hearts are somewhat different from human hearts.

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