March 17, 2022 1:12 pm
The flower goblets of the red silk cotton brim with the finest nectar, replenished almost every evening, for all to savour.
September 07, 2021 2:49 pm
A fluorescent nest may improve camouflage in bright leaves, or serve as a homing beacon as wasps return in the evenings after foraging.
August 22, 2021 7:27 am
Over the decades, there has been a steady decline in the number of insects — those diverse, seemingly pesky critters that hold the world together.
August 16, 2021 4:56 pm
The researchers are looking deeper into the genetics of the stoneflies to understand what it is that changes as the insects lose the ability to fly.
July 30, 2021 9:41 pm
Previous studies had noted that honeybees that were fed caffeine formed longer-lasting memories - they were able to remember the flying routes and where the best nectar was found.
July 28, 2021 12:53 pm
If nausea and vomiting protect against ingesting dangerous microbes, scratching might protect against ectoparasites.
July 27, 2021 1:28 pm
The researchers suggest this locomotion style might help the bug avoid being eaten by anything lurking nearby.
July 14, 2021 12:36 pm
The insect Philaenus spumarius, which is about the size of a Tic Tac, has a butt catapult that flicks its globules of liquid waste into the air and away from its body on a regular basis.
July 03, 2021 10:55 am
Children will be introduced to a vast variety of insects including bees, mosquitoes, ants, and cockroaches
January 13, 2021 5:46 pm
Rich in protein, fat and fibre, they are likely to be the first of many insects to feature on European's plates in the coming years.