Honeybees pollenating pumpkin flower.

What’s In Your Honeybees?

Honeybees contribute an estimated $15 billion annually to the U.S. economy, but continue to be in very bad shape. 
Uraba lugens Walker, 1863, larva on juvenile Eucalyptus melliodora foliage, Black Mountain, Canberra, ACT, 8 February 2010 Note head capsules from previous instars stacked on head.

The Gothic World of Insect Defense

From an Australian caterpillar that carries around its old heads to exploding ants, insect defense isn't all that different from Game of Thrones.

The Lowdown on Bees and Pesticides

New research suggests that declines in wild bees may be due to a specific pesticide.

Debunking the “Ant vs. Grasshopper” Myth

"Social parasitism" in ants occurs when one species exploits another's social behavior in order to take advantage of its work and resources.

Arms Races Among (Other) Animals

While the concept of an arms race might seem uniquely human, it is actually widely documented in the rest of the animal kingdom as well.

Alfred C. Kinsey On Gall Wasps and Edible Plants

Alfred Kinsey was a professor of entomology before becoming a sexologist.

Mosquitoes: The Science Behind the Pests

Why do mosquitoes bite some people more than others? How you smell to a mosquito affects how much you're bit.