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December 18, 2015

 

Morning Dew

Discovered on Facebook: The Magnificent Sundew

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

September 10, 2015

 

Heliconia

Flowers Choose the Best Pollinators    

In solving the pollination mystery surrounding Heliconia tortuosa, scientists made an important discovery about plant evolution.

July 23, 2015

 

fly

Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or swatters...you can't choke out these pesky pilots.

July 15, 2015

 

wasp

Males Rule in Costa Rican Wasp Species

Insect societies are typically female dominated. But in Costa Rica, male wasps defy the queen's rule.

June 1, 2015

 

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Dragonflies and the Predicting Brain 

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

March 11, 2015

 

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Plants Listen to the Relatives

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

January 13, 2015

 

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How High Does a Fly Fly?

Flies will travel upwards of 6,000 feet to ensure maximum annoyance.

November 11, 2014

 

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The Spider: Predator or Prey?

Spiders meticulously weave their deathtrap and, on occasion, get caught in it when outsmarted.

August 23, 2014

 

Healthy Indiana bats hibernating in Missouri.

The Bugs Will Love This

Research suggests White Nose Syndrome in bats will have bleak ecological and economic consequences.

July 3, 2014

 

Ants are really very sophisticated considering out small they are.

Ants And Antibiotics

Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.

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