Texas AgrilLife Extension and Research Services recently hired Barman as an entomologist.
First discovered by a Houston pest exterminator in 2002, the Tawny Crazy Ant is the latest insect invader from South America.
Pesticide makers have taken to framing themselves as stewards of the bees as backlash over their products' links to mass bee deaths grows.
With beekeepers around the world still reporting a high rate of colony collapse, a new study from the University of Leeds comes as an encouraging sign for those worried about the level of bee biodiversity.
It's manufactured from the olive-like fruit and seeds of a tropical evergreen tree native to India.
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Compared to single-lens eyes, compound eyes offer lower resolution, but significantly larger fields of view, thin package, and with negligible distortion.
Researchers believe new findings about the curious locomotion of fire ants could give engineers lessons for building automated search-and-rescue robots designed to hunt for human victims trapped underground.
Much of the South has been living with fire ants for decades, and most youngsters there know to avoid trampling their giant underground nests unless they are looking for a swarm of painful bites.
The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization recently issued a report saying eating bugs is not only good for our health but it also helps the environment.
Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating.
Awapuni Kindergarten's newly established sustainable garden was blessed on Friday 17 May, highlighting the journey of the kindergarten's children, teachers and whanau's learning, as well as honouring the historical name of Te Kakano, gifted to the kindergarten many years ago.
NSW Department of Primary Industries Entomologist, Peter Gillespie, asked and answered this very question on Central West Mornings - delving into the binomial names and descriptions of insects.
Monsanto Co is hosting a "Bee Summit." Bayer AG is breaking ground on a "Bee Care Center." And Sygenta AG is funding grants for research into the accelerating demise of honeybees in the United States, where the insects pollinate fruits and vegetables that make up roughly a quarter of the American diet.
Bees are basically the most important insect ever . Honeybees make possible roughly a third of everything we eat, and the bugs pollinate about $14 billion worth of crops and seeds in the United States each year.
Experts say a swarm of black flies appears to be the best explanation for why endangered whooping cranes are abandoning their nests at a Wisconsin wildlife refuge.