Harvard researchers develop in vitro method for probing what colors an insect sees.
yesterday • ~8 min
The stench was once thought to originate from plants, but scientists have now pin-pointed its true origin.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~5 min
Insects are plentiful and inexpensive. Even when children aren't attending school in person, they can learn from the encounters they have with insects outside.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~5 min
Milkweed is key to monarch butterflies' life cycle. But adding other flowering plants may help monarchs more than milkweed alone.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~7 min
After mating, some male butterflies seal their mate's genitalia. But females have evolved ways of fighting back or getting around the "mating plug."
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Can a plan that brings together government and private landowners create enough habitat for monarch butterflies?
Sept. 18, 2020 • ~9 min
Loss of milkweed is the most likely reason for the incredible loss of monarchs, a new study of 1.4 million butterflies shows.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~5 min
Even though eastern and western monarch butterflies have different styles of migration, they're genetically the same, researchers report.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~9 min
People enhancing their gardens during lockdown may not realise some plants have insecticides.
Aug. 8, 2020 • ~2 min
Butterflies and bubbles can both produce irridescent colors. New research digs into how certain butterflies can create a rainbow of wing colors.
May 4, 2020 • ~3 min