Many of us, when we think about bees, probably think about their stings, how they pollinate flowers, and how bumblebees seem too fat to be able to fly. But there are a few unusual tidbits about our...
A newly discovered wasp has been keeping a gruesome secret: It stuffs ant corpses into the walls of its home.
The awkward stage of adolescence drives some insects to murderous home invasion
An aggressive type of trap-jaw ant with a mighty bite is gaining ground in the U.S.
A new study suggests that monarch butterflies use an internal magnetic compass to help navigate on their annual migrations from North America to central Mexico.
Archaeologists discovered a parasite egg near the pelvis of a child skeleton in northern Syria and say it dates back to a time when ancient societies first used irrigation systems to grow crops.
On a cool and rainy night in a dense, mountainous forest in Rwanda, insect-surveying scientists discovered a new species of praying mantis, one whose wingless females are "vicious hunters" that...
Nearly one out of four American honeybee colonies died this winter — a loss that's not quite as bad as recent years, says a new U.S. Department of Agriculture survey of beekeepers.
Watch your back, Usain Bolt: A California physics major has found that a tiny mite is (sort of) the fastest land animal on Earth, keeping a pace equivalent to that of a human running 1,300 miles...
An extinct species of assassin fly that lived during the age of the dinosaurs has been discovered inside a translucent tomb of amber.