There are up to 25,000 bugs in the average Christmas tree
November 28, 2017, 3:49 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Real Christmas trees can have plenty of bugs, but you don't need to worry about them ruining your home or your holiday.
'Zombie ants' lose their bodies, not their brains, to fungus
November 9, 2017, 2:25 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
A complex web of connections allows the fungus to control the ant's movements.
Flying insects have declined by 75 percent in 27 years, surprised researchers say
October 19, 2017, 2:21 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Insects may be in serious trouble if a 30-year study out of Germany is any indication.
Peek inside the brilliant world of New Zealand's cave-dwelling glowworms
October 9, 2017, 11:57 a.m. by Catie Leary
These bioluminescent gnat larvae fool their prey by beautifully imitating the night sky inside of caves.
Once thought extinct, giant Lord Howe Island stick insects do exist
October 9, 2017, 8:28 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Genome sequencing has confirmed that the rediscovered bugs are in fact Lord Howe Island stick insects.
Scientists find pesticide residue in 75 percent of honey
October 6, 2017, 2:30 p.m. by Russell McLendon
The levels are reportedly safe for humans, but they're high enough to harm bees — and that's bad news for us, too.
One woman met a stray dog — and changed everything for a forgotten breed
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Don't miss the 'super blue blood moon' on Jan. 31
Remember that kid who invented a way to clean up ocean plastic? He's back, and it's happening
Eye-popping Icelandic crosswalk brings traffic to a crawl
How to manage your attention, not your time