Complex brains evolved much earlier than previously believed, the discovery of a 520-million-year-old fossilized arthropod has shown.
We have the first birds to thank for the fact that there are no longer any two-foot-long bugs buzzing about in the skies, say University of California, Santa Cruz scientists.
Researchers at Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have developed a new super-strong material based on the shells of creatures such as shrimps.
Scientists are currently attempting to control dengue fever, a tropical disease spread by mosquito bites, in many parts of the world.
For a long time scientists have been trying to figure out the physics behind the flea’s jumping ability. New research that was recently published has clarified the science of how fleas jump.