Posts in: insects
One species of wasps innately knows the order of queens-to-come in the colony and avoids internal conflict
Fatigue affects bees’ ability to communicate
Mother crickets forewarn offspring of predators before they hatch
The Defense Department’s attempts to merge insects and electronics are benefiting science more than the military
Researchers struggle to produce reliable protection against the malaria parasite.
Jean Robert Nonon raises mosquitoes at New York University, sending them across the globe for malaria research.
After decades of abandonment, an unlikely experimental malaria vaccine is stirring again, promising to outshine all other candidates in the pharmaceutical pipeline.
Could increasing global temperatures cause this tropical disease to spread?
New tricks to breed sexier Mediterranean fruit flies could improve control of an important agricultural pest.
Scientists listen to the mating songs of disease-carrying mosquitoes in hopes that they’ll use what they learn to control wild populations.