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To help insects, make them welcome in your garden – here’s...

Brian Lovett, West Virginia University As winter phases into spring across the U.S., gardeners are laying in supplies and...

Billions of cicadas may be coming soon to trees near you

John Cooley, University of Connecticut and Chris Simon, University of Connecticut A big event in the insect world is...

Invasive tawny crazy ants have an intense craving for calcium –...

Ryan Reihart, University of Dayton The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea In a recent study, my colleagues and I...

Bloodthirsty tsetse flies nurse their young, one live birth at a...

Geoff Attardo, University of California, Davis Tsetse flies are bloodthirsty. Natives of sub-Saharan Africa, tsetse flies can transmit the microbe Trypanosoma when they take a...

What are Asian giant hornets, and are they really dangerous? 5...

Akito Y Kawahara, University of Florida Editor’s note: According to recent press reports, two Asian giant hornets – a species not known to occur in...

How fireflies glow – and what signals they’re sending

Clyde Sorenson, North Carolina State University You might not really be sure you saw what you think you saw when the first one shows up....

Is an ‘insect apocalypse’ happening? How would we know?

Brian Lovett, University of Maryland Insects scuttle, chew and fly through the world around us. Humans rely on them to pollinate plants, prey on insects...

Giant mosquitoes flourish in floodwaters that hurricanes leave behind

Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University After Hurricane Florence, reports started rolling in of “giant mosquito” sightings – and bitings – throughout North Carolina. What’s...

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By Victoria Tischler, University of the Arts London Organisations such as MIND work tirelessly to raise awareness of mental health problems and real progress has...