Every now and then, colonies of prairie dogs are wiped out by plague, an infectious disease most often associated with the Black Death of the 14th century.
Western farmers, particularly those in Alberta, have had a rough summer.
By training a type of grasshopper to recognize odors, a team of biomedical engineers at Washington University in St. Louis is learning more about the brain and how it processes information from its senses.
Sixty years ago, the plows ended their reign and the fields were allowed to return to nature—allowed to become the woodland forests they once were.
A newly discovered grasshopper by University of Central Florida scientists now bears the name of Grammy-award winning singer and activist Ana Lila Downs Sanchez.
Two grasshopper species have been examined to see if they modify their fleeing strategies when repeatedly approached by a predator.
New method to extract plant DNA from grasshopper guts improves understanding of plant-insect interactions
Grasshoppers may be small, but the damages they are causing to the U.S. agriculture industry are anything but. Every year, they feed on crops and on rangelands needed for raising livestock, costing landowners millions of ...
An entomologist at the University of California, Riverside is seeking grasshoppers of the type commonly found in Riverside for a research study. Called Schistocerca nitens, these grasshoppers are often found on trees and ...
Cecile's latest batch of students watched attentively as she launched into the last step of the dish—swirling grasshoppers around in a frying pan before setting them on the coucous.
The painful, potentially deadly stings of bark scorpions are nothing more than a slight nuisance to grasshopper mice, which voraciously kill and consume their prey with ease. When stung, the mice briefly lick their paws and ...