Bye Bye Bugs? Scientists Fear Non-Pest Insects Are DecliningThe more beneficial flying insects of summer — native bees, moths, butterflies, ladybugs, lovebugs, mayflies and fireflies — appear to be less abundant this summer.
Texas Woman Gives Dead Cockroaches To City Official To Protest TreesA woman in Corpus Christi gave a bag of dead cockroaches to a city official to protest newly planted palm trees that she blamed for unwanted bugs in her neighborhood.
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.
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.