The fight against locust swarms allowed the Soviet Union to consolidate power over neighboring regions.
They both contain insecticides called pyrethrins, used in ancient Persia. Today we use them in lice-killing shampoos.
She was the first African American woman to earn a PhD in entomology as well as an activist for freedom in the Civil Rights Movement.
Heliconian butterflies choose mates with similar wing patterns. Their genes make them do it.