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Researchers have discovered that the Brazilian insects, which represent four distinct but related species in the genus Neotrogla, are the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.
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Scientists have used a particle accelerator to obtain high-speed 3D X-ray visualisations of the flight muscles of flies.
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Honeybees love sugar-rich nectar produced by plants, and one of the main ways they detect it is with claws on their front legs, scientists say.
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Scientists have found the oldest fossil depicting copulating insects in northeastern China, Xinhua reported citing a study published Wednesday in the US journal PLOS ONE.
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Ants and bees are surprisingly more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps such as yellow jackets and paper wasps, scientists have discovered.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 18:06
Astronomers have created the best three-dimensional map yet of the central parts of the Milky Way - and found that the inner regions take on a peanut-like, or X-shaped, appearance.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 14, 2013, 21:02
A new study has suggested ants are able to sense earthquakes before the Earth even lightly shudders.
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More than 500 new species of insects have been identified and 10,000 visuals on insect pests documented for the development of multi-media.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 22:10
Stunning 3D images of 300 million-year-old insects have been uncovered by scientists at a British university.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10:16
An ant is seen walking over a "Bejuquillo Cafe" (Oxybelis aeneus) snake at Ostional National Wildlife Refuge in Guanacaste province, some 300 kilometers north of San Jose.
Last Updated: Friday, July 27, 2012, 18:56
Old termites carry poison “backpacks” that can kill their enemies, but they also die in the fight, like suicidal terrorists, a new research has revealed.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 11:27
Giant insects ruled the prehistoric skies during periods but they got smaller despite rising oxygen levels after the evolution of birds.
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