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The top 10 stories on our radar today: Researchers have pinpointed the bacteria responsible for mass deaths in the 6th century, the UN suggests people should eat more bugs, and…
Carnivorous plants have a newly discovered trick in their arsenal—they glow blue to attract insects, a new study says.
Flesh-eating beetles, called dermestids, are nature’s forensic scientists. These creepy crawlies will eat the flesh off carcasses in a process called skeletonization.
When a caterpillar munches on a plant, its ‘call for help’ actually brings more guests to the table than expected, a new study says.
How do dung beetles like their dung? Stinky, and from omnivores like us, a new study says.
By Bob Hirshon, American Association for the Advancement of Science Saguaro National Park, Arizona–One of the coolest things about the BioBlitz, held this year in Saguaro National Park, is that it brings kids and scientists together. In this third BioBlitz “BobCast,” I go on a nighttime insect inventory, out in the desert, with entomologists and…