When honeybees get surprised, they let out a 'whoop'
February 16, 2017, 12:53 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
What was once believed to be a request for food may just be a startled sound.
150 years before Darwin, she mastered art to learn about ecology
January 26, 2017, 8:14 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
No one knows her name, but Maria Sibylla Merian was remarkable.
Scientists finally explain mysterious 'fairy circles' found in Namibia
January 20, 2017, 7:02 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Empty circular patches dot the Namibian desert, and until now scientists were at a loss to fully explain them.
Bumble bee gets a helping hand from Endangered Species Act
January 11, 2017, 10:09 a.m. by Catie Leary
The beleaguered rusty patched bumble bee is the first bee species in the Lower 48 to be listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
How tiny wasps could save the Christmas Island red crab from invasive crazy ants
December 15, 2016, 7 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Conservationists are hoping for a Christmas (Island) miracle.
Ant colonies discovered farming their own fruit crops
November 21, 2016, 11:16 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The insects may have started farming millions of years before humans developed agriculture.