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The Social Behaviors Of Morphine-Addicted Ants

The Social Behaviors Of Morphine-Addicted Ants

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few years, you have heard of the opioid epidemic that has swept the entirety of the United States. Everyday, more and more Americans are getting hooked on pain killing medications. These medications, when taken...
Aquatic Insect Larva Can Use Its Giant Mandibles

Aquatic Insect Larva Can Use Its Giant Mandibles

If asked to name one single type of aquatic insect, most people would admit to being stumped, as aquatic insects are not well known to the public. This makes sense, considering that very few aquatic insect species exist. While there are certainly several species of...
Arachnids Are Well Represented In All Ancient Mythologies

Arachnids Are Well Represented In All Ancient Mythologies

Insects are the most abundant group of animals on the planet. You cannot go anywhere that is completely free of insect or arachnid life. The fact that insects are surrounding us at all times makes them a constant concern. Before the enlightenment period, when...
Sexually Transmitted Disease That Is Killing Cicadas

Sexually Transmitted Disease That Is Killing Cicadas

Contracting a disease is nobody’s idea of fun, especially when the disease is of the sexually transmitted variety. As far as humans go, most sexually transmitted diseases can be cured with modern medicine, with the exception of HIV/AIDS, herpes and a few others. As it...
Each Insect Species Speaks Its Own Unique “Dialect”

Each Insect Species Speaks Its Own Unique “Dialect”

There is only so much that humans can learn about insects. All knowledge that has so far been gathered concerning the nature of different insect species is, of course, objective knowledge. There is no way for a human to subjectively experience the consciousness of an...
The Secret To A Longer Lifespan Can Be Found In A Honey Bee

The Secret To A Longer Lifespan Can Be Found In A Honey Bee

There are many people who are scared silly by the prospect of their own deaths. This fear could explain why the concept of eternal life is so well represented in numerous works of literature. It could be said that mankind has been seeking an antidote to death for the...
Mosquitoes Once Caused Malaria Outbreaks In Freezing Canada

Mosquitoes Once Caused Malaria Outbreaks In Freezing Canada

Malaria is a devastating mosquito-borne disease that is particularly widespread among the African population. Ever since the disease was first discovered, medical researchers have been struggling to produce a form of treatment that can effectively eliminate the...
A Woman Sues A Golf Club After Wasp Sting Her

A Woman Sues A Golf Club After Wasp Sting Her

These days, many people are not at all shy about filing lawsuits. A surprising amount of lawsuits are filed that involve insect attacks and infestations. For example, many homeowners file lawsuits over termite infestations, as it is not uncommon for sellers to hide...
Lizard-Killing Spiders Are Causing Problems

Lizard-Killing Spiders Are Causing Problems

Spiders mostly prefer to eat other arthropods that have bodies smaller than their own. However, there are also numerous spider species that can consume impressively large meals. For example, in Ireland recently a native lizard species was reported in the news as being...
Invasive And Dangerous Ants Invade Houston Annually

Invasive And Dangerous Ants Invade Houston Annually

Most people have never heard of a raspberry ant, which is understandable, as the ants were first documented as recently as 2002. Although scientists have not been aware of this ant species’ existence for very long, residents of Houston likely remember the time these...