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April 2010: World's Strongest Insect Revealed


Dec 2010: Catnip Oil Repels Bloodsucking Flies


Oct 08 This website hits the news!


Mar 2010: Bees face "unprecedented" pesticide exposures


May 2011: Bacterium Found to Kill Malaria in Mosquitoes


Dec 09 - Aggression-Promoting Pheromone Discovered in Flies


Jan 09 Electrical aphid conductors complete the circuit in legume resistance research


Jan 2011: Eliminate Dengue trials commence - a significant step in Australian science


Dec 09 - How a Brain Hormone Controls Insect Metamorphosis


April 2011: Bacteria in Wasp Antennae Produce Antibiotic Cocktails


July 2010: Insulin Signaling Key to Caste Development in Bees


Mar 09 Remote diagnostics allow on the spot insect identifications for quarantine


April 2011: Conservation International's 20 most remarkable and/or threatened insects


April 2010: Bees see super color at super speed


Dec 2010: One of the rarest flies in the world - the Mormotomiya Hirsuta - has been found in remote Kenya


Dec 2010: A maths lesson from ants


Dec 2010: Current Locust situation


Dec 09 - Bagheera kiplingi - the mostly vegetarian spider


Sept 2010: The case of the vanishing taxonomists


Mar 09 Bugs take drugs!


Mar 09 New invertebrates found and named in WA


Jan 2010 - Northern Territory Insects: A comprehensive guide by Graham Brown. Now available!


April 2010: Stunning pictures of sleeping insects covered in water droplets


Feb 2010: Surprising New Branches on Arthropod Family Tree


Mar 2010: Glow in the dark sperm sheds light on reproductive biology, sexual selection and speciation


Mar 2010: Pulling power points way to world's strongest insect - a dung beetle


April 2010: Hawaiian caterpillars are first known amphibious insects


Oct 08 Giant bird eating spider captured on film


May 2010: Fruit flies turn on autopilot - High-speed video shows how bugs change course in a flash


Jan 2010 - No one villain behind honeybee colony collapse


Jan 2010 - Nocturnal Vision of Insects Inspires Automakers to Develop Improved Night Cameras


Jan 2010 - Poison-taster ants protect the colony


Jan 2010 - Deadly Scorpion Provides Safe Pesticide


May 2010: Aphids make their own bright colors - Insects borrowed genes from fungi to make nutritious pigments


July 2010: New University of Florida cell phone ’app’ lets users identify pests with photos, text


Nov 08 Who needs guns when you have insects?


Dec 08 Invasion of Hairy Caterpillars in Queensland.


Feb 09 Link Between Southern USA Stink Bug And Cotton Disease Explained


Mar 09 Wasp bred to tackle livestock pest


Mar 09 UQ students dig up dirt on dung beetle research


Feb 2010: Deceptively delicious smell of infected squash plants tricks aphids into spreading disease


Jan 2011: When Their Tools Get Dull, Leaf-Cutters Switch Jobs


May 09 'Velcro'-like Structures On Flower Petals Help Bees Stick


Jan 2013: Plague Solder Beetles - Plague soldier beetles are commonly seen in large numbers this time of year.
 Plague soldier beetles are commonly seen in large numbers this time of year.  More info...

Dec 09 - First Butterflies in space emerge


May 2011: Researchers Discover Optical Secrets of 'Metallic' Beetles


April 2011: Molecular Messages from Moth Antennae: Scientists Assemble Genes Involved in Regulating Olfaction


April 2011: Sweet Potato White Fly becomes Supermom


Jan 2013: Termites strike gold


Feb2010: Migrating Insects Fly in the Fast Lane


June 2010: New Species of Large Blue Butterfly Discovered


June 2010: Pathogens Chase Down Migrating Gypsy Moths


April 2010: Sand Fly Barcoding in Panama Reveals Leishmania Strain and Its Potential Control


July 2010: Pear Pest's Chemical 'Come Hither' Identified


June 2010: New rapid, effective system for monitoring mosquito-borne disease


June 2010: 25 New Beetle Species Found in Turkish Oak Biotopes


June 2010: From Butterflies' Wings to Bank Notes: How Nature's Colors Could Cut Bank Fraud


July 2010: Researchers Find 'Key Ingredient' That Regulates Termite Caste System


August 2010: Combination of Biological and Chemical Pesticides More Effective Than Expected on Malaria Mosquitoes


Feb 2011: Insects Might Help People Hear Better


Jan 2011: Bees One of Many Pollinators Infected by Virus Implicated in Colony Collapse Disorder


July 2010: Forget mice, elephants intimidated by ants; Swarms on acacia trees keep the mighty beasts at bay


May 2011: Jurassic Spider from China Is Largest Fossil Specimen Discovered


Nov 2010: Current Locust Situation


August 2010: Artificial Bee Eye Gives Insight Into Insects’ Visual World


August 2010: Aphids, abandon ship


Feb 2011: Eat insects to ease food insecurity and climate change


Sept 2010: Tasmanian parasitic wasps to NZ rescue


Oct 2010: Maggot Art Used to Educate Youngsters


Oct 2010: Bee Colony Collapse Associated With Viral, Fungal Infection, Biologist Says


Oct 2010: Monarch Butterflies Use Medicinal Plants to Treat Offspring for Disease


Feb2011: Ants Have Big Impact on Environment as 'Ecosystem Engineers'


Feb 2011: Rare Insect Fossil reveals 100 million years of evolutionary stasis


Nov 2010: DNA barcodes keep pests out


Nov 2010: Bushcricket Has the Largest Testicles Relative to Body Mass of Any Animal


Nov 2010: New Insect Birth Control Strategy Zaps Cotton Pests


Nov 2014: Stingerless Suicidal Bees Bite Rivals to the Death


July 2015: Researchers Sequence Genome of the Australian Sheep Blowfly


May 2011: A Plant's Sugary Offering Betrays Caterpillars to Predatory Ants


Mar 2011: Millions of crickets invading Victoria


Mar 2011: Clues about Grasshopper Population Explosions


Mar 2011: Four New Species of Zombie Ant Fungi Discovered in Brazilian Rainforest


Mar 2011: Fleas’ ‘Feet’ Unleash That Spectacular Leap


June 2011: Smallest Insect Filmed in Flight


June 2011: Glaciations May Have Larger Influence on Biodiversity Than Current Climate, Dung Beetle Study Finds


June 2011: Underwater Spider Spins Itself an Aqualung


June 2011: 49-Million-Year-Old Spider Images and Video


August 2011: Butterfly Study Sheds Light On Convergent Evolution: Single Gene Controls Mimicry Across Different Species


August 2011: Fewer Aphids in Organic Crop Fields, Study Finds


August 2011: Nocturnal ants 'not afraid of winter'


August 2011: New study links Attraction and Oviposition of Tuta absoluta Females in Response to Tomato Leaf Volatiles


October 2014: Can Dung Beetles Make Organic Food Safer?


October 2014: Big-headed Ants Are Biggest in Australia Due to Competition


Aug 2015: Trap Cropping May Offer Organic Growers an Alternative to Pesticides


Aug 2015: An Adhesive Collophore May Help Direct the Springtail Jump


Aug 2015: Researchers Discover Key to Bee Vaccination