Ants provide protection in return for food gifts from the caterpillars.
The species has eight eyespots to scare away predators.
Certain wasps insert their DNA into caterpillars in order to subjugate them—but in the process, have given them selective advantages.
The cocoon webs are also stronger than the spider's usual creations.
In the last year, U.S. beekeepers lost more than 40 percent of their hives.
Some don’t think it goes far enough.
Scientists don’t yet know why more bees are now dying in the summer.
New research examines how the insect controls its spin while jumping to reach a target.
A federal agency’s decision follows a precipitous decline in numbers of the insect.
How U.S. startups are whetting our appetites for insects by manipulating the emotion of disgust.
Chagas disease isn’t typically spread in the U.S., but bedbugs could change that.
The incredibly rare species has a distinctive spore that looks like a brain-shaped clover.
In a game of catch up with the natural world, half-insect, half-machine drones are big news in computer engineering
Monarch butterflies are in trouble due in part to a decline of milkweed plants, on which their young feed.
The insects, which are dobsonflies, have 8.3 inch wingspans