Posts in: insects

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A wild bee in the big city

A wild bee in the big city

Honey bees aren’t the only pollinators in town — or even the best ones

By | Posted October 24, 2016

The other (other) white meat

The other (other) white meat

Why it’s time to grow up and start eating insects

By | Posted April 4, 2016

Two rare bees pass first hurdle for federal protection

Two rare bees pass first hurdle for federal protection

Bee-lovers race against population declines and bureaucracy

By | Posted December 23, 2015

The Mountain Pine Beetle: a deadly artist

The Mountain Pine Beetle: a deadly artist

The Mountain Pine Beetle kills trees and paints them blue from Mexico to Canada

By | Posted November 24, 2014

Jiminy cricket’s worst nightmare

Jiminy cricket’s worst nightmare

Insects are highly nutritious and easy on the environment; could they be the next super food?

By | Posted November 7, 2014

Seeing our insides with a bug’s eye view

Seeing our insides with a bug’s eye view

New device combines the seeing power of insects and humans into one lens

By | Posted October 25, 2013

Paper wasps follow a secret succession line

Paper wasps follow a secret succession line

One species of wasps innately knows the order of queens-to-come in the colony and avoids internal conflict

By | Posted October 5, 2012

Sleepy honeybees dance sloppily

Sleepy honeybees dance sloppily

Fatigue affects bees’ ability to communicate

By | Posted March 18, 2011

Crickets Learn to Fear Spiders Before Birth

Crickets Learn to Fear Spiders Before Birth

Mother crickets forewarn offspring of predators before they hatch

By | Posted March 31, 2010

Bionic Bugs

Bionic Bugs

The Defense Department’s attempts to merge insects and electronics are benefiting science more than the military

By | Posted January 22, 2010

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