Warm weather means more kids are getting outside to play, hike and enjoy the fresh air, and it also means preventing insect bites.
Researchers at UC Berkeley have looked down to the ground for inspiration with their newest roach-bot.
Bug expert Andrew Olson takes us on a tour of the majestic millipede and all of its legs. Video by Nick Murray, 1016. Part of the "Desert craw…
With eight eyes, sharp pinchers, and long antenna, the tailless whip scorpion looks crazy. Part of the "Desert crawlers" series. Video by Nick…
I don’t mean to bug you so early on today, but Nadiia Komarova has broken her own Guinness World Record. Buzz60’s Chloe Hurst has the story!
Cutworms only take a few bites out of new transplants, which doesn’t seem like it would do much harm, except that those bites are at ground level. Attacked seedlings topple over, dead. Don’t confuse this damage with damping-off disease, which is caused by a fungus that also attacks at the soil line, but usually affects only very young, newly sprouted seedlings.
Little Shop of Horrors: See the moment an unsuspecting fly meets its demise, as captured by photographer Jamie Cooper.
Researchers have found that butterflies "clap" their wings together, and their wings are perfectly evolved for better propulsion.
Scientists are studying what the diabolical ironclad beetle's crush-resistant shell could teach them about designing stronger planes and buildings.
It's summertime! The sun is out and so are the insects! Which includes ants! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
Beetles and other insects can use camouflage for a number of different reasons. The biggest reason is to avoid predators and keep them at bay.
On insects: “You’re a great big monster…so you learn what’s scary to them and try to avoid doing that.”
The name is Cotinus mutabilis, but you can call him a fig beetle, a figeater, June beetle, green fruit beetle, June bug or Cotinus mutabilis
Q: What are these bugs on this milkweed?
Desert spoons are a food source for a four-legged critter, probably javelina.
Although interesting, you don't want carpet beetles in your home.
Doodlebugs, or young antlions, prey on unsuspecting ants.