Scientists: Freezing Cold Winter Could Mean Much Fewer Bugs In 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.
To Help Reduce Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Unleashing 20 Million Of ThemWhile it may sound counter-intuitive, the scientists' plan will hopefully reduce the number of disease-carrying mosquitos, according to NPR's report.
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.
New Study Finds You May Be Living With More Than 500 Kinds Of BugsThe findings of a new study might just make your skin crawl.
Scary-Looking Insect Invades Area, But Don’t Call Them TicksThose plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They're called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don't call them ticks, because they're not.
Nightmarish 'Mayfly Blizzard' Closes Bridge For 2 Nights, Causes CrashesAuthorities say a Pennsylvania bridge has been closed for a second straight night because of swarms of mayflies so thick that they caused accidents.
Swarming Mayflies Prompt Bridge Closure, Motorcycle CrashesAuthorities say a swarm of mayflies was so dense that it caused a series of motorcycle crashes and prompted them to close a Pennsylvania bridge.
Philly Port Inspectors Find New Stink Bug In PineapplesInspectors have found a new pest in a shipment of pineapples at a Philadelphia port.
Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive SpeciesA scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.
Lyme Disease On The Upswing In Western Pa.Lyme Disease in Western Pennsylvania is booming.
Kudzu Bug About To Move Into Western PennsylvaniaRight now if you want to see a kudzu bug in Pennsylvania you have to follow John Rawlins into the bug drawers of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Phipps Cuts Down On Pesticide Use By Turning To BugsA lot of people these days are worried about the health effects and risks that chemical pesticides have on the environment.