250 Maggots Ate A Man To Death After A Fly Laid Eggs Within His Nose

Nobody likes being annoyed by the constant buzzing of a house fly, but at least it’s not as bad as having a screw worm fly plant eggs into your skin that will eventually develop into ravenous flesh-eating maggots. This particular description may sound like...

How Long Have Humans Been Weaving Spider Silk Into Textile Products?

Spider webs are one of nature’s most interesting productions. Not all arachnid species spin webs, or even produce silk, as arachnids constitute a class of arthropods that include spiders, mites, ticks and scorpions. With the exception of huntsman spiders, all spider...

Brilliant Bees Being Schooled in Art

Scientists have known for a while that bees are pretty intelligent insects. Their navigation skills are incredible, they communicate symbolically through dance, and they can learn abstract concepts. These guys are definitely at or near the top of the intelligence bar...

Dogs Can Be Trained To Detect Termite Infestations

In the United States, damage inflicted to homes and buildings by subterranean termites cost around 2 billion dollars in repair costs each year, and this is not counting the cost of structural damage inflicted by drywood and dampwood termite species. Research has shown...