Relying on proteins from fast-growing insects such as maggots presents many advantages, but we need a better knowledge of these protein sources before they can be turned into animal feed
(Phys.org) —The squirming larva of the humble fruit fly, which shares a surprising amount of genetic material with the human being, is helping scientists to understand the way we learn information from one another.
The way of the sea turtle: Finding your path in life with lessons from nature's long-distance seekers
Humans seek. It's what we do. We seek enlightenment. We seek self-improvement, physical perfection, a shorter commute. The list is endless—and humans are not alone.
The infection is as grim as it sounds: "Zombie bees" have a parasite that causes them to fly at night and lurch around erratically until they die.
Spider flies are a rarely collected group of insects. Adults are considered important pollinators of flowers, while larvae live as internal parasitoids of juvenile spiders. Eight genera are recorded in Australasia, including ...
A paralysed Austrian man was eaten to death by maggots in his bed while his partner slept beside him, police said Wednesday.
Bacteria that infect chronic wounds can be deadly to maggot 'biosurgeons' used to treat the lesions, show researchers writing in the journal Microbiology. The findings could lead to more effective treatment of wounds and ...