Footballers came under attack from a swarm of flies on the Volgograd pitch. But there's more to midges and gnats than meets the eye.
Wondering why the Good Lord gave Culicoides impunctatus to Scotland? This might be the best answer yet.
Populations of certain species collapse long before a wider ecological disaster, says new research.
French farms have seen a major outbreak of bluetongue virus, which can be fatal for sheep.