Stunning images of larva brains, butterfly scales nab prizes
December 18, 2012, 3:04 p.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
The first-place winner will get $5,000 worth of Olympus camera and microscope equipment.
What dolphins and crickets have in common
December 17, 2012, 9:52 a.m. by Megan Gannon, LiveScience
Despite being so far apart in evolutionary terms, dolphins and crickets may both use a sound-transmitting lipid to hear things.
Carnivorous plant catapults insects into traps
September 28, 2012, 11:52 a.m. by Charles Choi, LiveScience
The plant's quick tentacles likely rely on releasing pent-up hydraulic pressure in a sudden burst, sending prey to its tasty death in 75 milliseconds.
Insect discovered that may harvest energy from the sun like a plant
August 21, 2012, 3:35 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Photosynthesis-like process might allow this insect to feast merely by sunbathing.
Good bug, bad bug: How can you tell the difference?
June 28, 2012, 5:38 p.m. by Tom Oder
Contrary to common belief, most bugs are harmless. Here's how to tell the good guys from the bad guys.
Why did giant insects shrink? You can thank dinosaurs
June 4, 2012, 3:13 p.m. by Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience
Prehistoric pests proved to be no match for the winged reptiles, and thus they grew smaller to compete for different resources.
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants
March 27, 2012, 2:02 p.m. by Kimi Harris
Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Thankfully there are natural pest control methods to help you cope with and eliminate the problem. Plus, many of the solutions use what you already have in your cupboard!
Beneficial insects: How to attract good bugs to your garden
March 23, 2012, 11:11 a.m. by Tom Oder
Suggestions include choosing a diverse variety of plants and letting some vegetables go to seed.
'Kissing bugs' on the prowl: What you need to know about Chagas disease
March 20, 2012, 4:50 p.m. by Wynne Parry, LiveScience
The bugs are here and they are feeding on people, but once you are aware of them it is fairly easy to protect yourself.