09-13-2016What Is The Difference Between Spiders And Opiliones?
We have all heard of spiders, but what are opiliones? First of all opiliones are better known as "harvestman." Second of all there does not exist much difference between the two types since they are both arthropods and they are both members of the...Read More
08-31-2016So You Think You Know Everything About Dragonflies
Almost everyone has seen a dragonfly at least once in their lifetime. They're big, colorful, and generally well-liked, as they kill many insect pests and leave us humans alone. But while these insects may seem pretty normal and you probably don't...Read More
07-05-2016Being a Mosquito Magnet is in Your Genes
Do mosquitoes flock towards you whenever you dare to step outside? Well, according to a recent study you can blame a good part of this on your genes. We already knew that biology had something to do with how attractive or repellent a person is to a...Read More
06-22-2016Insect Colonies Share Brain Power
Scientists recently performed a study comparing the complexity of brain function in social insects as opposed to solitary insects. They found that unlike vertebrate species, which evolve to have increasingly complex brains the more complex the...Read More
06-06-2016Which Mosquito is Responsible for the Large-Scale Outbreaks?
Which Mosquito is Responsible for the Large-Scale Outbreaks? As many of you already realize, the most devastating outbreaks of the Zika virus have occurred in South and Central America as well as the Caribbean's, while the United States is...Read More
06-03-2016A Colorectal Surgeons Love for Odd Bugs
A prominent colorectal surgeon named Dr Francis Seow-Choen is already fascinated with bugs of the parasitic sort found in the human gastrointestinal system. However, he grew up fascinating over other types of creep-crawlies--Stick and Leaf...Read More
06-02-2016Researchers Effectively Blindfold Spiders in the Name of Science
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you blindfolded a spider? Well, a team of presumably very bored entomologists at the University of Nebraska have managed to do just that. However, and to the scientists' credit, the spider that...Read More
06-01-2016The Things a Wasp Will Have to Do to Feed Her Young
The Things a Wasp Will Have to Do to Feed Her Young Although it is hard to picture a wasp attacking an enormous tarantula, this scenario can happen. Your ordinary wasp has been known to attack the Baboon Spider. The Baboon Spider can...Read More