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.
Silkworms fed carbon nanotubes produce super-silk that conducts electricity
October 12, 2016, 2:09 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
The enhanced silk was also 50 percent stronger than the regular stuff.