Do Fireflies Control Their Glow?

Do Fireflies Control Their Glow?

It is hard not to be fascinated with fireflies, as there does not exist many insect species that are capable of bioluminescence. The biological mechanisms that make bioluminescence in fireflies possible had long been considered a mystery among the most prominent...
Bed Bugs Throughout History

Bed Bugs Throughout History

These days you cannot be too cautious when trying to prevent a bedbug infestation in your home. Bed bugs can be picked up anywhere in public, as daily news reports clearly demonstrate. Bed bugs have become so commonplace that some people now think twice before sitting...
The Toughest Termite Species In The World

The Toughest Termite Species In The World

It may be difficult for insect experts to pinpoint which termite species is the most adept at survival, but there are certainly a few notable contenders. Some termite species are isolated to single regions of the world. Like many animals, not all termite species are...
Ticks Survive Winters In The Northeast?

Ticks Survive Winters In The Northeast?

As you all know, this winter is turning out to be a cold one. The current nationwide cold spell will help reduce tick populations. The air is also relatively dry, which will only make tick-survival less likely. Ticks have been abundant during the past several years as...