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RAINBOW TROUT GUT MICROBIOTA IS MODULATED BY INSECT MEAL FROM HERMETIA ILLUCENS PREPUPAE IN THE DIET

Abstract Insects have been identified as an economically sustainable high-value, and safe protein-rich alternative to fishmeal in compound...

New Sequel II System Enables Rapid Characterization of Invasive Pests

NEW SEQUEL II SYSTEM ENABLES RAPID CHARACTERIZATION OF INVASIVE PESTS

USDA campaign poster to stop the spread of the invasive pest Stop, Scrape, Squash... and Sequence! The latest invasive insect to hit...

 
 
 
Insects, Feathers & Thongs: See the Craziest Met Gala Looks Over the Years

INSECTS, FEATHERS & THONGS: SEE THE CRAZIEST MET GALA LOOKS OVER THE YEARS

Fashion's biggest night sure has spawned some wild looks! Over the years, many celebs have turned heads with colorful, chic and unusual...

Xbox Games With Gold in May Includes Comic Jumper, Marooners

XBOX GAMES WITH GOLD IN MAY INCLUDES COMIC JUMPER, MAROONERS

Microsoft has unveiled the free games that Xbox Live Gold members will be receiving in May as part of the Games With Gold offer. On...

 
 
 
A biocentric approach is key to curing Lyme disease naturally

A BIOCENTRIC APPROACH IS KEY TO CURING LYME DISEASE NATURALLY

There is a reason why patients with Lyme disease do not recover properly despite taking tons of pharmaceutical medicines. The best...

Don't Worry, Bee Happy!

DON'T WORRY, BEE HAPPY!

One of the sounds of spring is the return of buzzing insects. For many people though, that buzzing brings fears, especially of bee...

 
 
 
Candy-Colored Plants and Animals from the Imagination of Hiné Mizushima

CANDY-COLORED PLANTS AND ANIMALS FROM THE IMAGINATION OF HINÉ MIZUSHIMA

Vancouver, Canada-based textile artist Hiné Mizushima brings a cuddly, colorful approach to creepy-crawly plants and animals. Fungi,...

Opinion | 5 Agricultural Practices that can make EarthDay4Insects

OPINION | 5 AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES THAT CAN MAKE EARTHDAY4INSECTS

This Earth Day, we're celebrating the many ways in which integrated landscape management also means insect-loving management. ILM is...

 
 
 
Notre Dame's 180,000 Bees Survive Cathedral Fire

NOTRE DAME'S 180,000 BEES SURVIVE CATHEDRAL FIRE

The approximately 180,000 bees that live on the roof of Notre Dame survived the fire that ravaged the iconic cathedral's ancient wooden...

The Prettiest Mosquito-Repelling Candles You've Ever Seen and Sniffed

THE PRETTIEST MOSQUITO-REPELLING CANDLES YOU'VE EVER SEEN AND SNIFFED

Nothing ruins a beautiful Summer evening quite like mosquitoes. The pesky insects often seem to come out of nowhere, attacking every...

 
 
 
Fact or Fiction? Lifesaving Information About Heartworm And Your Dog

FACT OR FICTION? LIFESAVING INFORMATION ABOUT HEARTWORM AND YOUR DOG

If you have a dog at home, you've definitely heard about heartworm at some point during their life. In fact, you may be particularly...

THE MILKWEED BUG'S ORANGE WINGS AND DNA: HOW INSECTS' DIETS ARE REVEALED BY THE GENOME

An international collaboration of researchers, including from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, have sequenced...

 
 
 
You Should Spray Vinegar Around Your Windows - Here's Why

YOU SHOULD SPRAY VINEGAR AROUND YOUR WINDOWS - HERE'S WHY

Buh-bye, spiders.

Spring Comes Earlier Every Year

SPRING COMES EARLIER EVERY YEAR

European Blackbird Researchers have been tracking bird migration for many years but the biggest changes have come in the last fifty...

 
 
 
Quick History of Avian Classification

QUICK HISTORY OF AVIAN CLASSIFICATION

We can go back all the way to Aristotle in 300 or so B.C. who classified about 125 different birds on the basis of their habitat. This...

NICOTIANA BENTHAMIANA IS A SUITABLE TRANSIENT SYSTEM FOR HIGH-LEVEL EXPRESSION OF AN ACTIVE INHIBITOR OF COTTON BOLL WEEVIL Α-AMYLASE

Insect resistance in crops represents a main challenge for agriculture. Transgenic approaches based on proteins displaying insect resistance...

 
 
 
Insectivory

INSECTIVORY

Crickets inside a bell pepper with a side of lubber grasshoppers and superworms From the New York Times. Sept. 8, 2018 A few years...

The Oscars are a nightmare served on a red carpet, says Leah McFall

THE OSCARS ARE A NIGHTMARE SERVED ON A RED CARPET, SAYS LEAH MCFALL

The Oscars are like a nature documentary where an insect eats its mate: appalling yet fascinating.

 
 
 
Why We Need Innovation in Food and Agriculture

WHY WE NEED INNOVATION IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

Two of our most beloved breakfast beverages - coffee and orange juice - are under serious threat from disease, insects and climate...

Bug sake! Climate change is killing off insects

BUG SAKE! CLIMATE CHANGE IS KILLING OFF INSECTS

Climate change gets blamed for a lot of things these days: inundating small islands, fueling catastrophic fires, amping-up hurricanes...