A study conducted by researchers from the University of Iowa and the U.S. Geological Survey has found traces of pesticides known as neonicotinoids, for the first time, in US' drinking water.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that humans on Earth consume about 400 million tonnes of meat and fish each year while spiders eat 400-800 million tons of prey every year.
With penises as long as their bodies, successful mating for these beetles lies on the penile stiffness.
Honesty is the best policy, even in the insect world. So how do they punish a lying and cheating wasp? Here's how.
The re-appearance of wasp could provide a solution to eliminating the pest that has discouraged the planting of black locust trees in the United States.
Past research has shown again and again that even as engineers take their cues from animals, they cannot even begin to hope to approach nature's perfection in flight. No a new study is helping peel back some of the mystery as to how many insects maintain near-effortless pin-point turning while on wing. The results could help experts develop the next generation of air-worthy drones.
If you have entomophobia (the fear of bugs), you might want to look away. The world's biggest aquatic flying insect, with huge, gross pincers, has been discovered in China's Sichuan province, experts say.
Researchers from the University of Bonn have discovered the fossil of a unique blood-sucking parasite in China.
Scientists have recently discovered a new genus and three species of insect with the highest ultrasonic calling songs ever recorded in the animal kingdom.
Scientists created miniature 3D glasses for praying mantises, the only invertebrates known to possess 3D vision, in order to compare it with vision in humans.
An Asian insect that has invaded Florida orange groves is destroying farmers' orange crops, thereby threatening the entire orange juice industry.
Ever wanted to have a bugs-eye view of the world? A digital camera with a lens that very closely mimics the compound eye of arthropods in all respects - wide-angle field of view of nearly 160 degrees, low aberration, high sharpness of vision, and infinite depth of field - has been developed by a team of scientists from University of Illinois.
Toothed whales and insects like crickets and katydids share a common hearing system component, reveals a new study.
Researchers identified a gene after seeing how it adapted to even the slightest change in the chemicals female moths emit to attract males.