The coronavirus, like many infectious diseases, can live and spread on inanimate objects in the world around us. An epidemiologist explains how and gives some advice on how to minimize the risk.
Insect populations are falling as what they eat becomes more like iceberg lettuce and less like kale.
Mosquitoes have intricate and essential relationships with plants. Understanding their important work as pollinators would help to understand their role in different ecosystems.
For many people, the gentle blinks of fireflies flashing are a favorite part of summer evenings. An entomologist explains some lightning bug basics.
Ladybirds do not have tails because they have no backbones.
Tickling is an important sign that someone – or something – is touching you. An expert explains how it works.
If you see moths and their larvae near your clothes, it's a sign that it's time to wash all your clothes and air them out in the sun.
According to experts, ladybirds are no more dangerous than they were before.
Scientists were not sure if an adult butterfly could remember things it learned as a caterpillar. Then a study by a team of US scientists found something very interesting.
If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.
If warmer weather is your sign to reach for the pesticide, think again. From better soil to your own army of beneficial bugs, here are five reasons to put down the insect spray.
The first fully industrialised war prompted many to draw parallels between human society and the insect world.
If a huge huntsman spider is sucked into a vacuum cleaner, can it crawl out later? Lucy, age eight, really, really needs to know.
This is what really works to beat the bite of summer mosquitoes!
The perils of bug parenting.