Scientist Working To Harness The Silk Abilities Of SpidersA spider's silk is as strong as a bulletproof vest and more elastic than nylon, making it tougher than any material made by human hands. Scientists have tried to mass produce it and failed.
Health Officials Warn That Warmer Weather Means Mosquito SeasonIt's that time of year again. The temperatures are getting warmer and more people are heading outside. But health officials have a warning for North Texans. It's also mosquito season.
News Now: Remembering Fallen Officer, Box Of BugsThe Wylie ISD is remembering fallen officer David Sherrard today, and package thieves were probably 'bugged' by what they found in one stolen box.
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.
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.
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.