insects

Suzuki recalls 19,000 cars because, spiders.

Aug 27, 2014
Spiders fuel Suzuki's 19,000 car recall.
Posted In: car recalls, insects, gas, Suzuki

Corn farmers turn to insecticides again

Jul 23, 2013
Farmers are buying more insecticides this season. That’s because one tenacious pest has developed resistance to a genetically modified corn variety.
Posted In: farming, insects, pesticides, corn, Iowa, Monsanto

The attack of the crazy ants

Jun 28, 2013
Tawny Crazy Ants love to swarm inside electronic devices and can short them. That's causing quite a headache in southern states.
Posted In: insects, Tech, electronics

What can ants teach us about our own corporate ladder?

May 2, 2013
A new study out of Switzerland finds carpenter ant colonies have some startling similarities with the structure of our own corporate ladder.
Posted In: human resources, career, insects

What do you think: Is it OK for kids to capture fireflies and bugs to learn about nature?

Aug 31, 2010
When I was a kid I'd spend summer nights collecting fireflies. I wasn't interested in killing them--just capturing them and watching them flash in...
Posted In: Bugs, catching, conservation, fireflies, insects, nature, summer