In the last 24 hours or so, the above photo has been going viral in Japan. It's been retweeted over eighteen thousand times.
Ah, if only all summers could be like June, July and August 1740 - when three young guys did a science experiment that startled the world.
The Agassiz Research Station has been operating locally for 124 years, and the original building is pictured above.
A report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization says insects offer a huge potential for improving the world's food security.
Most homeowners and gardeners find themselves purchasing pesticides at some point to help keep nuisance insects, weeds and fungi at bay, but leftover pesticides can create a problem.
Researchers at the University of Texas are warning that the invasive species from South America has the potential to change the ecological balance in the southeastern United States, largely because the ants can wipe out colonies of what's been widely considered the insect villain of the region, the fire ant.
Mosquitoes infected with the malaria-causing parasite P. falciparum have an increased ability to smell human beings' body odour, making it easier to find their victims and infect them with malaria, according to a new study reported by the BBC.
China is not ready for mass consumption of insects, which the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation says could help solve the food crisis An expert says China is not ready for mass consumption of insects, which the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation claims could protect the environment and help solve the food crisis.
Police used a stun gun to subdue a shooting suspect after he removed all of his clothes and climbed onto a fire truck.
New Brunswick has been declared free of the brown spruce longhorn beetle, an insect that can do major damage to the environment and to the forest industry.
Since we have a fairly robust population here, many people may be unaware that this bird is in eminent danger due to habitat destruction.
Last night on the Colbert Report , comedian Stephen Colbert addressed the UN's suggestion that insects are a possible solution to world hunger.
ALTHOUGH RACCOONS APPEAR to be "warm and fuzzy," they can become very aggressive.
To the malaria-carrying mosquito Anopheles gambiae , the stench of human feet is like the smell of a fresh-baked pie.
The camera created by a research team at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is about the size of a penny and mimics insects' bulging eyes.
The transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly is nothing short of magical, and now a new study shows what happens from the inside out.