Will We All Soon Be Drinking Pee and Eating Crickets on a Floating Prison Barge? An Investigation
If you’re an extremely bad dog, in Canada, the answer is possibly yes.
Scientists Use Gene Editing to Create Mutant Cockroaches in Breakthrough
Researchers used CRISPR on cockroaches in a first that opens the door to future gene-editing research on insects.
Edible Insects That Could Help Stop Climate Change Are Banned From Major Climate Summit
UK-based edible insect companies were asked to provide sustainable food for COP26, but they're struggling to survive thanks to a nightmare of regulations.
“Legs for Days”: A Fly Species Has Been Named After Drag Queen RuPaul
Like RuPaul, the fly has “legs for days” and “wears a fierce metallic rainbow get-up,” the entomologist behind the name said.
Scientists Captured Footage of Tardigrades Walking Around And It's Adorable
Tardigrades, the smallest animals with legs, weirdly walk like creatures 500,000 times their size.
Scientists Found a New and ‘Unique’ Flesh-Eating Plant on the West Coast
Triantha occidentalis is the latest member of the “small but fascinating ecological guild of carnivorous plants,” reports a new study.
A Caffeine Buzz Helps Bumble Bees Do Their Jobs Better, Study Finds
Caffeinated bees could be used to boost crop production, according to a new study.
'Murder Hornet' Nest With 200 Queens Found Near Child's Play Set in Washington
The invasive pests have been turning up on the west coast of Canada and the U.S. since last year.
Man Found ‘Tickling’ in His Earmuffs Was Actually a Huge Spider
He felt something moving in his ear while working and wondered where it came from.
Ant-eresting: This Guy Quit His Job to Sell Insects
He hunts for ants in parks, catching the insects by setting up torchlights for them to fly over.
Invading Cicadas May Turn Into Sex-Crazed Zombies This Summer
Millions of cicadas are making a joyous debut after 17 years underground — except those whose butts and genitals have been eaten by a fungus.
Oh Good, the Murder Hornets Are in Canada Now
The massive hornets are an apex predator and experts are worried about their impact on the ecosystem if they were to set up shop in North America.