Featured in insects
Cricket-based snacks are surprisingly delicious
What if your tortilla chips had 20 grams of protein?
Insects can be the ultimate teaching tool for kids
Don’t fear the pervasive creatures—learn from them.
The US is running out of wasp venom. That’s bad.
The same ingredient that causes severe allergic reactions in some people can also help save them. But new FDA guidelines are making it harder to come by.
Evolution made mosquitos into stealthy, sensitive vampires
With facial features to die for.
Migrating monarchs are in trouble. Here’s how we can all help them.
A new conservation plan weighs the burden and interests of landowners, biologists, and butterfly enthusiasts alike.
Ants could help us beat future pandemics
What can we learn from social insects in terms of social distancing and community spread?
Five burning questions about tequila, answered
Is there a worm? Can I eat it?
Ticks that cause red meat allergies are spreading, and invasive fire ants may be our best hope
The insects are an unlikely ally against the lone star tick.
Eight ways to repel insects without bug spray
You don’t need a can full of DEET to keep ticks and mosquitoes at bay.
These insects preserved in amber are still glowing 99 million years later
The fossilized insects are a rare find for paleontologists.