If you think only humans engage in disinformation, think again. Here is a stunning example of a beetle manipulating the odors emitted from a rotting corpse to keep it hidden from competitors.
Australia's invertebrates have an ancient lineage and a fascinating evolution. Get up close with macrophotography to discover tiny, unique animals you've probably never seen before.
Animals that regularly dine on toxic food may hold clues for designing new drugs to treat persistent pain in humans.
In the Amazon, beetles and flowering trees have developed a tight bond. Hundreds of beetle species thrive off of and pollinate blossoms, helping to maintain some of the highest biodiversity on Earth.
The steep decline in biodiversity is worrying, especially as wild species are important for pollination and pest control.
Researchers realised a dull-looking 13,000-year-old weevil was actually covered in brilliant green, blue and yellow nanoscopic crystals.
For many people, the gentle blinks of fireflies flashing are a favorite part of summer evenings. An entomologist explains some lightning bug basics.
When the Beetle was first introduced, Americans had never seen anything like it. Among art car enthusiasts, it became the ideal canvas for self-expression.
You can barely communicate with your kids, but these creatures are sending complex interspecies instructions.
Dung beetles are largely invisible. And yet without their vital activities, the world would have a lot more faeces in it.
Champagne celebrations with a new species discovery for beetle scientists may not be the best move – you'd be drunk all the time. But it's still important work.
Climate change threatens to cause mass extinctions – but how, exactly? New research suggests male fertility may be the weakest link.
According to experts, ladybirds are no more dangerous than they were before.
The beetle and the fungus have devastated trees in California in the US as well as in Israel. Now they're in South Africa.
Meet the brawny bug with a concoction so caustic it'll make a toad vomit.
Bugs use their own defecation to defend their young, locate their homes and increase mating opportunities. For humans, insect faeces may even have untapped medicinal properties.
From shapeshifting octopi to acid-firing beetles.
It's thanks to decomposition brought about by beetles and fungi that we're not all buried under dead organic matter.
How can the same basic genome produce such different forms in the two sexes of a single species? It turns out one gene can encode for various things, depending on the order its instructions are read.
A new project hopes to drill through the Earth's crust for the first time. But what beasties lurk deep beneath our feet?