This month’s books newsletter is a bodily affair.
Fruit flies helped us win six Nobel prizes in medicine. Architects have been inspired by termite hills. Ecologist Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson explains why bugs are so essential to the world we live in.
While science labors to comprehend the variety and volume of insects on earth, both are declining with disturbing speed, and the ecological consequences are troubling.
Spending less time cleaning your windshield? A group of researchers in Germany is trying to find out why.
Big brains offer no advantage in the animal kingdom.