3 hrs ago | Reuters
Hungry? How about tempura-battered fried Tarantula for an appetizer? They're frozen then defrosted before bug chef David George Gordon cuts off the abdomen, singes off hairs with a lighter and dunks the remaining spider body into batter.
7 hrs ago | The Guelph Mercury
In a report published in the journal Science on Thursday, three North Carolina researchers have determined that cockroaches have changed their internal chemistry in order to detect sweet substances as tasting bitter, thereby enabling them to avoid glucose-laced pesticides.
12 hrs ago | WLTI-FM Syracuse
NEW YORK) -- For many people Memorial Day weekend means finally getting to kick off summer by striking up the barbecue, taking a dip in the ocean or simply basking in the sunshine during a long weekend.
16 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington
What's new in animal species? Plenty, according to the sixth annual Top 10 list by the Institute at Arizona State University that includes everything from a glow-in-the-dark cockroach to an "Old World" monkey with a bright blue buttocks.
18 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle
There are a few things we will not escape in the future. People are living longer and the world population is growing.
Plants have evolved unique and sophisticated immune systems to defend themselves against insects and pathogens.
A bacteria-like pest of apple trees across Europe has appeared for the first time in North America in an orchard now under federal quarantine in Nova Scotia.
NEW YORK - For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out bait mixed with poison.
The entire East Coast is "abuzz" about the impending entomological invasion that is promised to occur any day now.
The insects have started to emerge from the soil in droves for the first time in 17 years and that could make for a noisy and buggy Memorial Day holiday weekend cookout.
Texas AgrilLife Extension and Research Services recently hired Barman as an entomologist.
First discovered by a Houston pest exterminator in 2002, the Tawny Crazy Ant is the latest insect invader from South America.
Pesticide makers have taken to framing themselves as stewards of the bees as backlash over their products' links to mass bee deaths grows.
With beekeepers around the world still reporting a high rate of colony collapse, a new study from the University of Leeds comes as an encouraging sign for those worried about the level of bee biodiversity.
It's manufactured from the olive-like fruit and seeds of a tropical evergreen tree native to India.
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