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Look and learn: How do farmers get help from a friendly beetle?

A window-box garden will help you find out which flowers attract animals.

What characterizes 25,000 species of true bugs?

What makes stinkbugs stink?

What's behind an animal's change from egg to adult?

What do crabs, lobsters, spiders, insects, centipedes, and millipedes have in common?

Each time an insect changes, it undergoes a process known as molting.

Silk
What do worms have to do with the most luxurious of fabrics?

Bedbug
What does it mean to warn ''don't let the bedbugs bite''?

Find out more about what it means to be an insect.

Honey
It's the only food produced by insects and consumed by humans.

What's the science behind zooming insects?

Find out what critters like maggots and praying mantises can do for you.

Watch out, European ants! A huge colony of Argentine ants is invading your turf.

Look and learn: Entomologists use these simple tools while doing fieldwork.

Look and learn: This insect-collecting tool uses suction.

Look and learn: Scientists use this tool to collect specimens.

Look and learn: This simple technique takes advantage of a natural insect characteristic.

Look and learn: This powerful microscope produces extremely detailed 3-D images.

Look and learn: How do scientists collect detailed genetic code?

A world without insects would be a very different place.

Insects provide critical protein for people around the world.

Look and learn: All 40,000 species of true bugs share common features.

Look and learn: Get up close with a beetle.

 

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