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‘You don’t feel safe in your own home:’ Bed bugs’ biggest health threats are psychological, triggering flashbacks, extreme anx...
While the critters aren't physically dangerous, researchers and victims know they can cause mental health harm. For some, the effects are lasting.
Toxic caterpillars are parading into new parts of Europe, causing asthma attacks, rash, and fever in the humans who encounter their tiny hairs
Oak processionary caterpillars have more than 700,000 toxic hairs that can be carried by the wind, nestled in people's clothing, or hidden in pet fur.
Charles Ray, an entomologist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, is warning residents to be on the lookout for "super nests."
Eating bugs is becoming increasingly common as the global population swells and Gen Z seeks more sustainable alternatives to traditional meat.
Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds
British researchers tested over 20,000 flying insects found in seven hospitals and found that almost 9 out of 10 carry potentially harmful bacteria.
Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren’t the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers.
In 2018, 40% of US honey-bee colonies perished. They're just one victim of the sixth mass extinction — 40% of the world's insects are in decline.
Earth is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction due to climate change and human-driven habitat destruction.
Gourmet Grubb sells ice cream made from black soldier fly larvae, and it's far from the only bug-based food product on the market.
A parasitic illness from ‘kissing bugs’ that bite your face at night is spreading — here’s how to tell those insects apart fro...
"Kissing bugs" that bite people's faces can pass along a parasitic disease. They a lot like stink bugs, but there are a few key differences.
Insects are surprisingly nutritious and they're much more environmentally friendly to farm than pigs or cattle.