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Image of the Day: An Actual “Shithole”

By | January 13, 2018

Beetles cherish the dung they live and feed on.

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Image of the Day: Beetle Penis 

By | December 22, 2017

Scientists look to a leaf beetle’s genitals for lessons on improving catheter strength.  

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Gene Drive’s Achilles Heel

By | May 22, 2017

Rare genetic variants could blunt efforts to destroy pest populations. 

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Behavior Brief

By | February 28, 2017

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | May 21, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Beetle Bomb

By | May 1, 2015

High-speed X-ray video reveals how bombardier beetles control their toxic sprays.

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Size Matters

By | July 1, 2014

The disproportionately endowed carabid beetle reveals that the size of female—and not just male—genitalia influences insemination success.

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Dung Beetles Navigate by Sunlight

By | January 7, 2014

Shortly after demonstrating dung beetles’ ability to navigate by the stars, researchers in Sweden provide evidence that the insects can also use the sun to find their way.

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Science with a Sense of Humor

By | September 13, 2013

Researchers who studied stargazing dung beetles, opera-loving mice are among recipients of this year’s Ig Nobel Prizes.

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Right Under Their Noses

By | September 6, 2013

Biology students discover a new species of beetle in the giant city of Manila.

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