Tagged With Insects

Eating insects will soon go mainstream as bug protein is set to explode into an $8 billion business


Why fruit flies are so hard to kill


A parasitic illness from 'kissing bugs' that bite your face at night is spreading — here's how to tell those insects apart from other bugs



18 signs we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction


Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers.


Bed bug infestations are only getting worse — here's why they're so hard to kill



3 surprising reasons you should add bugs to your diet


People are logging how many insects they eat on a huge food tracking app, and users are experimenting with a grasshopper taco recipe


A recently discovered species called the hermit crab caterpillar makes its own armour out of leaves


A US government-funded research project using insects to genetically modify crops could trigger a 'biological arms race,' scientists warn


A miniature universe exists just beyond our sight — these award-winning photos capture it in breathtaking detail


London’s first insect farm owners are trying get people to eat worms and crickets to save the world



A dangerous parasitic illness spread by bugs that bite people's faces at night is spreading in the US, doctors warn


How insects are trained for TV and movies


Why cockroaches are so hard to kill


This myth people keep quoting about how bees shouldn't be able to fly is scientifically incorrect -- here's why



It's time to stop spreading these popular myths about animals


This man has been stung by a tarantula hawk, bullet ant, cow killer, and more -- here's why


Maggots are hiding in lots of America's favourite foods -- and it's perfectly legal


These real-life animals share the same traits as the dragons from 'Game of Thrones'