The rapid speeds of the Saharan silver ant enables it to travel across the dessert to forage for food in the height of the midday sun.
"The world must be coming to an end," one scientist joked.
Insect numbers everywhere are declining—and scientists aren't exactly sure why.
Scientists named them Xenomorphia, after the bloodthirsty, chest-splitting creatures from the Alien movies.
The giant water bug is believed to be the most painful of all insects.
The new research could help robots interpret the world around them.
"As soon as I saw those bulging legs, I knew I had to name this one after Arnold."
And deservedly so.
Assessment of 63 protected areas shows dramatic decline that cannot be explained through natural means.
DNA evidence confirms it: The "tree lobster" that was declared extinct a century ago is actually holding on.
An online petition calling on the museum to remove three works has gained nearly half a million signatures in four days.
New research examines how the insect controls its spin while jumping to reach a target.