Think you live along? Think again. Any of over 500 different kinds of insects are likely living in your house right now. A first-of-its-kind study revealed the true diversity of arthropods living among us behind closed doors.
Fossils of a 508 million-year-old shrimp-like creature known as "Waptia" were discovered in China carrying several eggs with embryos. This find represents the earliest known evidence of brood care, researchers say.
Recently unearthed arthropod fossils were found to contain traces of brain fragments. Contrary to common scientific belief, the finding proves brains can withstand fossilization.
An ancient and unusual lobster-like predator was recently discovered in Canada, in a fossil treasure trove dating as far back as 508 million years ago - well before the first dinosaurs walked the Earth, according to a new study.
Newly discovered fossils of a giant, ancient sea creature dating back 480 million years ago is helping to shed light on the evolution of arthropods, according to new research.
New York City is often seen as a dirty, trash-ridden place, and you would think that its insects just add to the problem, but in actuality these arthropods help keep Manhattan streets clean, according to a new study.
Scientists have uncovered the preserved fossils of an ancient arthropod with limbs under its head.