Survey Finds U.S. Honeybee Losses ImproveThere's a glimmer of hope for America's ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S. survey of beekeepers released Thursday.
Crickets Make Leap In Demand As ProteinCricket fans say that if only 1 percent of the U.S. population substituted even just 1 percent of their meat consumption with insects, millions of gallons of water in drinking and irrigation would be saved.
Bugs Butchering Nation's ForestsIn a towering forest, it's easy to miss a tree's tiny enemy. No larger than a speck of pepper, the Hemlock woolly adelgid spends its life on the underside of needles, sucking sap and eventually killing the tree.
Denton Sprays for Mosquitoes Near Zika Patient's HomeThe City of Denton targeted the yards of 22 homes to spray where mosquitoes could breed after a resident returned from Puerto Rico with the Zika virus.
Salon Caters To "Super Lice" Infested ClienteleWhen you think of a salon treatment, killing bugs is probably not the first thing to come to mind. But the rise of so-called super lice has specialty shops opening across DFW.
Busy Bee Season For North Texas BeekeeperIn the last few days, beekeeper Chris Collins has been called to remove bees from a trampoline in The Colony, from inside of a tree trunk in Southlake and, inevitably, from inside of homes.
Researchers Hope To Control Disease-Spreading MosquitosWest Nile, then Chikungunya, and this spring the newest threat from mosquitos -- Zika. And as North Texas warms up, with plenty of water around, the insects are hunting early; preparing for battle.
Austin Overrun By Cricket InvasionAs temperatures start going down, we are bound to see more crickets in DFW. Austin is currently in the middle of a cricket invasion thanks to its dip in temperatures last week.
Summer Bugs Get Late Start But Could Stay LongerExperts say if your problems are just starting, with ants for example, try to capture some of the ants, alive if possible, so you can show them to your exterminator.
Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive SpeciesA scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.
Dallas/Fort Worth 6th On Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities ListPest control company Orkin has listed Dallas/Fort Worth as the sixth area in the country having the most bed bugs in the country.
North Texas Kissing Bugs Carry Potentially Killer DiseaseA public health hazard is creeping along the Lone Star State: a bug carrying a parasite that can cause potentially fatal heart and digestive problems.