What Is This Slug Doing On This Cat?
Woah, Dissected Insects Make Great DIY Robots
“I dismantle the bugs' thorax and abdomen. They get sorted into groups and then just like with a robot, I attach one part to another until I have the finished piece,” Géza Szöllősi explains.
This Newly Discovered Millipede Has Hundreds of Legs and Three Extra Dicks
Nature is beautiful.
Cockroach Milk Is the Protein Drink of the Future
An international team of scientists from the US, Japan, Canada, France, and India are pleased to say that the milk protein crystals found in cockroaches are, in fact, a “fantastic” protein supplement.
Bug Researchers Are Digitising Their Collections of Skewered Insects
Zoosphere aims to digitize fragile museum specimens and make them available to entomologists across the world.
Light Pollution Is Throwing Off the Seasons
Researchers have discovered that the early bloom of some tree buds might be down to increasing amounts of light pollution.
Behold: The Cockroach Internet of Shit and Gut Bacteria
A new study tracks the sources of cockroach pheromones to, well, you know.
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Meet the Spider Species Whose Males Irreversibly Mutilate the Genitals of Their Mates
He breaks off something called her "scapus" to keep competing sperm from getting in.
Have Scientists Learned Anything from Giving Drugs to Spiders?
Turns out the famous 1948 experiment tells us nothing about drugs, and a whole lot about spiders.
A Scientist Is Selling the Right to Name His Newly-Discovered Moth on eBay
But you can't just name a new species anything.
These Scientists Say We Should Be Feeding Bees Mushroom Juice
Scientists at Washington State University claim that feeding a specially developed mushroom concentrate to honeybees could help fend of diseases such as the varroa mite, but other bee researchers are not convinced.
Why It's So Hard to Figure Out What's Killing the Bees
Researchers have been testing a number of theories, but the answer seems to lie in a confluence of interacting factors.