Kissing bugs have spread to parts of Florida and other parts of the southern U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns. Here are five fast facts about the bloodsucking critters and the disease they carry.
When studying muscle strain during jaw opening in three dinosaur species, researchers found that the Tyrannosaurus rex could extend its jaw 90 degrees –- a skill that came in extremely handy for carnivorous predators.
Kissing bugs, also known as assassin bugs, carry a parasite linked to a disease that threatens the heart and GI tract. A recent study found that Texans may now be at a higher risk of being infected.
There aren't many spiders in New England that are poisonous to humans, but a new report says that homeowners should beware of the possibly venomous broad-faced sac spider wandering around their windowsills and kitchen floors.