Creating physical gaps in the forest canopy helps eastern hemlocks withstand infestation by an invasive insect, a study finds.
A brain-altering parasite called the liver fluke turns ants into zombies at dawn and dusk, report researchers.
Squash bugs carry a gut bacterium that’s key to their development into adults, but don’t have it as nymphs. New findings reveal how they get it.
A study investigates the behavior of locusts and how the neurons in their brains respond to appealing and unappealing odors.
An autonomous robot could help control the spread of invasive spotted lanternflies by destroying their eggs.
Unseasonably warm and cold days can prolong the active period of moths and butterflies by nearly a month. “The results are not at all what we expected.”
Palm trees infected with lethal bronzing disease emit signals to warn their healthy neighbor palms of a potential incoming threat.
Scientists have discovered where the first butterflies originated and which plants they relied on for food.
A new species of cockroach gets its name, Nocticola pheromosa, from its resemblance to a Pokémon.
Salt lake ecosystems need the right amounts of water and salinity to support brine flies, which shorebirds need to survive.