They look gross — especially up close — but the humble roach has a lot to offer researchers developing better antibiotics, robots and even sustainable foods
An iconic butterfly is in trouble – but how much trouble?
Honey bees aren’t the only pollinators in town — or even the best ones
Why it’s time to grow up and start eating insects
Bee-lovers race against population declines and bureaucracy
The Mountain Pine Beetle kills trees and paints them blue from Mexico to Canada
Insects are highly nutritious and easy on the environment; could they be the next super food?
New device combines the seeing power of insects and humans into one lens
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.