Scientists have found that the caterpillar may use its unusual hat to protect itself from predators
Not only are edible insects ethical, sustainable and nutritious, but many of us will have eaten them already without realising. The only question is: how can we make them seem less disgusting?
Case could be first in medical history
The tiny island of St Helena has been dubbed the Galapagos of the South Atlantic because its animals and plants have evolved in isolation from the rest of the world
Don't worry, Disco Stu is safe
Experts say there simply aren’t enough wasps to keep the horse chestnut-munching moths at bay
Actor playing Len Fairclough said 'You want to keep your eye on him, he will lead you astray' jury hears
The West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has been a James Turner Street landlady for almost 12 years
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
'We had a wonderful July,' says National Trust specialist. 'The way nature fought back was miraculous; it went into overdrive'
A zebra's stripes protects it from a range of predators, both big and small
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 Cuban physician Carlos J Finlay has been honoured with a Google Doodle on the 180th anniversary of his birth.
Sexually frustrated fruit flies die earlier, new research suggests.