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Bee-inspired robot uses static electricity to land anywhere

Bee-inspired robot uses static electricity to land anywhere The micro-drone can already fly like a bee, but what if it could land like one too?The RoboBee was first unveiled by Harvard in 2013, and the basic design hasn’t changed much since.

Spider girl with a frog pet

and inthe frogs eat the insects.its almost the same exact reasonhumans and cats started living together.

Skull Island 1: The Abyss

One of Skull Island's mini biomes, the Abyssal Chasms are chasms where the bottom is a writhing mass of insects and crustaceans, earning it the nickname of "The Insect Pit".Home to many specialized organisms, like many other biomes inside Kongs reach, it is a savage competition to survive.

This Valentine's Day, give the gift of a hissing cockroach

This Valentine's Day, give the gift of a hissing cockroach Still searching for a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your special someone?Have you considered a hissing cockroach?

Docs remove live cockroach from woman's skull after she complained about 'crawling sensation'

Docs remove live cockroach from woman's skull after she complained about 'crawling sensation' In one of the most bizarre surgeries ever, doctors in India removed a live cockroach from a woman's nasal cavity reaching the brain.42-year-old Selvi had complained of an "crawling sensation" for several hours, before being operated upon, The New Indian Express reported.

Next Valentine's Day, Why Not Treat Your Lover To Insect Sweets?

Next Valentine's Day, Why Not Treat Your Lover To Insect Sweets? It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air.What’s your favorite kind of chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

Researchers just figured out how to make spiders move even faster

Researchers just figured out how to make spiders move even faster The researchers first suspected there could be a faster gait when experimenting with a computer simulation of a common species of fly called Drosophila melanogaster.melanogaster walks with a tripod gait, keeping three legs on the ground at all times.

These slo-mo videos of mosquitos in flight will soothe the fear out of you

These slo-mo videos of mosquitos in flight will soothe the fear out of you If only mosquitos moved this slowly in real life, giving us ample time to smash or flick them before they took a juicy bite.The video above shows a mosquito moving 667 times more slowly than normal.

Bed bugs were blood-sucking pests even 11,000 years ago

Bed bugs were blood-sucking pests even 11,000 years ago Long before the common bed bug terrorized apartments and ruined perfectly good sheets, their relatives were wreaking havoc in caves.Remains in caves near Paisley, Oregon, are likely the oldest specimens ever found from the genus Cimex.

These hero ants perform dramatic, mind-boggling rescues of their wounded colleagues

These hero ants perform dramatic, mind-boggling rescues of their wounded colleagues African Matabele ants regularly risk death and injury while hunting down termites.The Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) are common in areas south of the Sahara Desert.

Field covered in 'spider bum parachutes' is nightmarish but kinda cool

Field covered in 'spider bum parachutes' is nightmarish but kinda cool If the sight of spiders freaks you out, well, just cast your eyes on this massive 30-metre (30 yard) cobweb that was found by Tracey Maris and her daughter on a field in Tauranga, New Zealand on Sunday."We were down below the newly-made tsunami evacuation mound on our local football field and there was a bright glistening coming from the top of the mound — it looked almost like the hill was sparkling but we were unsure why," Maris told Storyful.

The burger of the future comes from crickets, not cows

The burger of the future comes from crickets, not cows Gabi Lewis and Greg Sewitz, co-founders of Exo Protein, think they might have found a workable solution: crickets.As opposed to cows, crickets don’t produce methane, which is the greenhouse gas most often associated with the depletion of our ozone layer.

No need to worry, just hundreds of thousands of fire ants forming living towers

No need to worry, just hundreds of thousands of fire ants forming living towers Scientists have made a terrible, yet fascinating, discovery: fire ants can form into living towers to survive flooding.The insects have shown their survivor instincts before by forming rafts made up of thousands of ants, as seen above in footage captured in Texas last month.

Giant Australian spider hitches a ride to the UK, gives mover quite the shock

Giant Australian spider hitches a ride to the UK, gives mover quite the shock This one, however, was a giant Australian huntsman spider, much to a British removalist's horror.The huge spider was discovered in a shipping container, used to move family belongings from Brisbane to the town of Merstham, located south of London.