Lab-created moths with a 'self-destruct' gene to be released onto U.S. farmland
May 29, 2017, 7:49 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's the latest attempt to curb the population of invasive pests that eat cruciferous crops like broccoli.
Fake caterpillars trick ants into spilling secrets
May 22, 2017, 9:20 a.m. by Russell McLendon
Scientists deployed thousands of fake caterpillars at 31 sites around the world, shedding new light on the global patterns of predators.
What is the Powassan virus (and should you worry)?
May 5, 2017, 6:36 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Warm weather means more ticks, which means more tick-borne illnesses.
Fabric-munching moths are having a field day in England's historic homes
April 12, 2017, 2:04 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Preservationists suspect warmer-than-normal weather is to blame for the pests' proliferation.
Bumblebee gets a helping hand from Endangered Species Act
March 22, 2017, 10:47 a.m. by Catie Leary
The beleaguered rusty patched bumblebee is the first bee species in the Lower 48 states to be listed as endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Unusual 'Dr. Seuss flower' discovered by park ranger
March 19, 2017, 5:46 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Called a wool sower gall, these fluffy, polka-dotted balls are caused by a species of parasitic wasp.
What gray hair says about your health
Kulning: The haunting, beautiful Swedish herding call that's also a song
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'
Map points the way for the ultimate U.S. road trip
Fireflies turn dusk to disco in dazzling time-lapse video
Rare snubfin dolphin photographed in Australia