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Being a good father may lead burying beetles to early death

 Male insects with low-quality partners try to compensate for their mate's shortcomings by putting more effort into parental duties, and could pay the price by dying younger, a new study on burying beetles has found.

Researchers discover way to control cyborg beetles wirelessly

In one the rarest discovery of its kind, researchers, comprising of an academic teams from UC Berkeley and Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University have discover a key muscle that controls insect flight.

98 new beetle species discovered in Indonesia

Researchers have discovered 98 new beetle species in Indonesia and named one after famed English naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

Tiny creatures balance ecosystem

Tiny creatures balance ecosystem

Tiny creatures like earthworms and beetles play a vital role in maintaining grasslands and balancing the ecosystem, a study says.

George Harrison memorial tree destroyed by beetles in LA

A memorial pine tree that was planted in honour of the late Beatles guitarist George Harrison was recently destroyed after being consumed by beetles.

New beetle species found in world`s deepest cave

Researchers from two Spanish universities have discovered a new species of beetle in the depths of the Krubera cave, the deepest cave known to man, 2,140 metres deep in the Western Caucasus.

85 new species of jewel-like clown beetles discovered

Scientists have discovered 85 new species of rare jewel-like clown beetles, known for their brilliant colouring and bizarrely flattened body forms.

Beetles eat greedy offspring: Study

Scientists have found that burying beetles dish out an unusual punishment to young that nag for food - they eat those who pester their parents the most!

More than 40 new beetle species discovered in Tahi

Scientists have discovered more than 40 new beetle species in the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia.

Older male burying beetles make better fathers

Researchers at the University of Exeter have revealed that that older male burying beetles make better fathers than their younger counterparts.

Butterflies `at greater risk of extinction than tigers`

Bumblebees, beetles and butterflies are more endangered than lions and tigers, a new study has warned.

Winfrey gives audience members free Beetles

The audience members are likely to receive their new cars by the end of next year.

Fountain of youth a step closer?

Certain genetic combos give long life to either beetles which have sex or those that don`t.

Fountain of youth a step closer?

Certain genetic combos give long life to either beetles which have sex or those that don`t.