This year's weather has created the perfect conditions for many insects
Why sloths descend from the safety of the trees once a week to go to the toilet has baffled scientists - but one specialist thinks he has the answer
Don't worry, Disco Stu is safe
Experts say there simply aren’t enough wasps to keep the horse chestnut-munching moths at bay
The forward has been ruled out for six months
A virus can be bad news – or the reason your favourite tulip is so beautifully marked, says our green-fingered correspondent
The year we said hello to the olinguito, the kabomani tapir, the Cambodian tailorbird, the leaf-tailed gecko and the tinkerbella wasp
It’s billed as a sleepover, but as Kunal Dutta discovered, what with insect-based snacks there was far too much happening at the Natural History Museum
Warning comes as Costa Rica declares 'national emergency' over state of crop
Conservationists stunned by the insects’ rapid recovery
A Youtube video showing how the work is made has now received over 7 million views, with the artists admitting that many commentators have asked 'what if I poured aluminum in your house'
New research reveals that an electrical quirk sends a spider's woven silk springing towards its victims. Zander Swinburne unravels the science
The developers of a new electronic device that fits onto cockroaches, allowing their movements to be controlled by a mobile phone app, have been criticised for animal cruelty.
The most venomous spider in Britain has bitten an amateur footballer in Devon.
Researchers use new screening method to find four repellents that are as powerful as substance used effectively for more than 60 years to protect people
More than 1,600 have also been injured in attacks from the deadly insects