beetles
Gene Drive’s Achilles Heel
Gene Drive’s Achilles Heel
Kerry Grens | May 22, 2017
Rare genetic variants could blunt efforts to destroy pest populations. 
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Diana Kwon | Feb 27, 2017
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Jenny Rood | May 21, 2015
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Beetle Bomb
Beetle Bomb
Jenny Rood | May 1, 2015
High-speed X-ray video reveals how bombardier beetles control their toxic sprays.
Size Matters
Size Matters
Tracy Vence | Jul 1, 2014
The disproportionately endowed carabid beetle reveals that the size of female—and not just male—genitalia influences insemination success.
Dung Beetles Navigate by Sunlight
Dung Beetles Navigate by Sunlight
Jef Akst | Jan 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.
Science with a Sense of Humor
Science with a Sense of Humor
Erin Weeks | Sep 13, 2013
Researchers who studied stargazing dung beetles, opera-loving mice are among recipients of this year’s Ig Nobel Prizes.
Right Under Their Noses
Right Under Their Noses
Kerry Grens | Sep 6, 2013
Biology students discover a new species of beetle in the giant city of Manila.
Life (Re)Cycle
Bernd Heinrich | Aug 1, 2012
Death breeds life in the world’s most diverse and abundant group of animals.
Beetles Stay True to Their Colors
Cristina Luiggi | Sep 30, 2011
Fifteen to 47-million-year-old fossil beetles have retained their structural colors almost intact.