insects

The Big-Money World of Underground Cricket Fighting

Could we learn something about human aggression from China’s tiniest champions? One scientist believes so

The Prehistoric Tales of a 50 Million-Year-Old Bug Penis

Meet the assassin bug. Then meet his astoundingly rare, beautifully preserved genitals. It’s a dick that can teach us a lot about nature (and ourselves)

Can the New ‘Dune’ Stand With the Best of Giant-Worm Cinema?

The 1980s gave us unforgettable mega-worms, and they’re gonna be hard to top

Florida’s Genetically Modified Mosquito War

A biotechnology company has received approval to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. What could go wrong?