Posts Tagged: Insect News

A Long-Lost Insect Has Been Rediscovered

A Long-Lost Insect Has Been Rediscovered

Back in 1960, the Dryococelus Australis – which was better known as the stick bug or tree lobster on Lord Howe Island, located between Australia and New Zealand – was declared extinct. Rats that were able to escape a capsized boat just off the coast of the island made their way onto it in 1918… Read more »

Your Pests Might See Better than You

Your Pests Might See Better than You

While insects aren’t exactly known for their exceptional eyesight, as it turns out, the assumption that insects might have poor eyesight is not accurate. While insects do see the world much differently than humans do, insect’s eyesight is much more complex than we once thought. Previously, scientists believed that insects were unable to see fine… Read more »

Robot Bees Could “Bee” Reality

With technology continuously advancing, it isn’t shocking that robotic bees are being considered to help with pollination. Pollination is incredibly important and without it, we wouldn’t have the large majority of produce that we enjoy today. Bees are absolutely critical to the process of pollination and we have been warned, continuously, that the bee population… Read more »