Insects


Rich Homes are Rich in Insects Too

Rich Homes are Rich in Insects Too

It has been found that rich households have a variety of insects in them....

Aug 4 2016, 5:51am CDT

Cyborg Insects to Make Biorobotic Sensing Machines

Cyborg Insects to Make Biorobotic Sensing Machines

Scientists and engineers will be studying insects in order to build biorobotic gauging devices....

Jun 29 2016, 11:11am CDT

Ancient Insects Wore Exoskeletons of Other Bugs to Disguise Themselves

Ancient Insects Wore Exoskeletons of Other Bugs to Disguise Themselves

New evidence suggests that insects were using camouflage to hide from their predators as many as 100 million years ago....

Jun 25 2016, 4:24am CDT

Insects Used Camouflage 100 Million Years Ago

Insects Used Camouflage 100 Million Years Ago

The latest evidence shows that insect species employed camouflage eons ago....

Jun 25 2016, 3:12am CDT

How Insects find out Infected Plants

How Insects find out Infected Plants

The leaves of virus-infected plants reflect light differently to attract the attention of disease-spreading greenfly, new resea...

Apr 24 2016, 5:55am CDT

Egg of Kissing bug

Bacteria in Gut of Disease-Bearing Insects Usable as Trojan horse to Tackle Zika Virus

Researchers from Swansea University have published a new study in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B detailing a ne...

Feb 25 2016, 5:29am CST

Non-Bee Insects are Also Important for Global Crop Pollination

Non-Bee Insects are Also Important for Global Crop Pollination

Science has proven that there are other pollinators besides bees. Bees thus do not have a monopoly in the scheme of natural pol...

Dec 1 2015, 5:59am CST

acorn weevil (Curculio glandium)

Species of Insects Collected Over Rooftop In Denmark Reveal Climate Change Effects

Researchers from the Center for Geogenetics and the Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate at the Natural History Museu...

Nov 2 2015, 6:20am CST

Cockroach Backpack App Controls Insects via iPhone

Cockroach Backpack App Controls Insects via iPhone

A mobile phone-controlled cockroach backpack app controls insect movements, called Roboroach, has sparked controversy. The comp...

Nov 11 2013, 2:31am CST

New Tiny Camera Lens Technology stolen from Insects

New Tiny Camera Lens Technology stolen from Insects

Photo Nikkei.Net The Japanese Nikkei.Net Site reports about a new super thin camera lens technology developed by Osaka Univers...

Oct 5 2004, 4:22am EST