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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Compared to single-lens eyes, compound eyes offer lower resolution, but significantly larger fields of view, thin package, and with negligible distortion.
Researchers believe new findings about the curious locomotion of fire ants could give engineers lessons for building automated search-and-rescue robots designed to hunt for human victims trapped underground.
Much of the South has been living with fire ants for decades, and most youngsters there know to avoid trampling their giant underground nests unless they are looking for a swarm of painful bites.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization recently issued a report saying eating bugs is not only good for our health but it also helps the environment.
Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating.