Scientists: Freezing Cold Winter Could Mean Fewer Bugs This SummerAs many states are still digging out from the frigid "bomb cyclone," some are looking for the possible bright side of a brutal winter: less bugs in the summer.
Tick That Triggers Red Meat Allergy Spreading Across U.S.The tick species is most present in the southeastern U.S., but lately has been spreading north up the East Coast and into the Midwest.
Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive SpeciesA scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.
Smithsonian Asks Judge's Help With Bug CollectionEntomologist Carl J. Drake spent his life studying bugs. When he died in 1965, he left his life savings and his vast insect collection to the Smithsonian. But now Drake's will has become something of a pest.
Experts: Nice Winter Will Lead To Buggy SummerOur mild winter may have helped area plants and trees bloom faster, but it could come at a price for every place from gardens to farms.
Warm Winter Gives Insects An Early Jump To Spring SeasonAs a warm winter gives way to an early spring, it’s not just flowers popping up. It’s bugs.
Warm Winter Gets Bugs Going EarlierInsect experts say this year's warm winter means bugs are getting an early start. University of Maryland entomology professor Mike Raupp says insects are cold-blooded and they come out earlier when there is a warm winter.
Stink Bug Spread Worries Growers Across NationAn insect with a voracious appetite, no domestic natural predators and a taste for everything from apples to lima beans has caused millions of dollars in crop damage and may just be getting started.
Scientists Seeking New Weapon Against Stink BugsScientists confronting the brown marmorated stink bug hope to get an emergency exemption by August that would allow apple and peach growers to use an insecticide currently banned from orchards.