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...
Forced To Eat Termites

Forced To Eat Termites

The United States has its fair share of citizens who live in poverty. Even though the US is a fully developed country, many individuals and families struggle to put food on their tables. No matter how developed a country may be, poverty seems to be an inevitable...
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...
Sandflies Kill Up To 30,000 People Annually

Sandflies Kill Up To 30,000 People Annually

Just when you thought that you had heard of every insect-borne disease in the world, another one is brought to your attention. We all know mosquitoes are global killers, but sandflies are responsible for causing a startling amount of deaths per year as well. A disease...
New Discoveries in Termite Guts

New Discoveries in Termite Guts

Although the recent finding of new digestive gut microbes in termites may not sound too exciting, these microbes help termites break down the most durable components in wood, which is an ability that virtually no other animal on the planet is capable. The three new...