Scientists: Freezing Cold Winter Could Mean Much Fewer Bugs In SummerAs many states are still digging out from the frigid "bomb cyclone," some are looking for the possible bright side of a brutal winter: less bugs in the summer.
They May Look Fuzzy And Cute, But Don't Touch ThemFort Worth Zoo officials letting people know about a venomous insect that you may see in your backyard. It's known as the asp caterpillar and it's found in Texas.
To Help Reduce Mosquito Population, Scientists Unleashing MillionsWhile it may sound counter-intuitive, the scientists' plan will hopefully reduce the number of disease-carrying mosquitos, according to NPR's report.
Summer Is Peak Season For Tick BitesThis year's rainfall and humid weather have sparked an increase in the pest population, but there are things that North Texans can do to avoid getting bitten by ticks and other insects while outdoors.
Tick That Triggers Red Meat Allergy Spreading Across U.S.The tick species is most present in the southeastern U.S., but lately has been spreading north up the East Coast and into the Midwest.
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.