The work honey bees do is critical for our ecosystems, but it comes at a high personal cost.
New study shows parasitic Escovopsis fungus attacks the bacteria leafcutter ants use to protect themselves.
Insects aren't known for having big brains, and slime moulds and fungi don't have any. So how do they solve challenges that test the ingenuity of human transport engineers?
Many fruits, nuts and other crops rely on bees to pollinate their flowers at just the right time of year. Many farmers rent bees to get the job done at pollination time.
Aphids often appear in swarms around May and June but what risk do they pose to plants?
Not all bugs are bad! Put down the pesticides and get to know the predators and parasites hidden around you.
The Fall armyworm will remain in Africa for a long time unless concerted action is taken.
An invasive insect native to Asia, Halyomorpha halys, has been detected in the US, Canada and southern Europe. It’s now made its debut in Paris.
Those "itchy bites" are actually reactions to mozzie spit.
Honeybees are responsible for only a third of crop pollination in Britain.
We're in the middle of an Insectageddon. But a garden of native plants can help insects, as well as birds and other wildlife.
Farmers needs a way to manage harmful insects without destroying the ecological balance.
Canada's biggest grocery chain is now selling cricket flour under its revered private label. Here's what that says about contemporary eating habits.
Flies need good grip because they often sleep upside down.
Some spiders produce silk than can actually be stronger than steel and 50 times as light.
Venus flytrap plants have 'traps' that snap shut on insect prey. But they also rely on insects for pollination. New research suggests how the plant avoids eating its allies.
Ants produce their own antimicrobial chemicals to fight bacteria.
Meet the brawny bug with a concoction so caustic it'll make a toad vomit.
Why are flies so easily able to evade our attempts to swat them?
Lepidoptera insects are at least 70m years older than we previously knew.