The extinct were-beasts of the American midwest

And people say were-animals don't exist! One particular were-beast nearly wiped out the pioneers before anyone realized that it even had two different forms — or what, exactly, made its harmless version transform into something far more deadly. » 3/14/13 9:20am 3/14/13 9:20am

Wormholes reveal what was destroying art 500 years ago

Wormholes — made by actual worms in wood, not gravitational forces in space — are a key to the past. These holes are where beetles lay their young, in trees, furniture, and even great works of art.. And now scientists say the wormholes in ancient paintings reveal the movements of insect species hundreds of years ago. » 11/23/12 8:30am 11/23/12 8:30am

Could A Starship Troopers Arachnid Attack Happen to You?

If yesterday's release of Starship Troopers: Marauder » 8/06/08 3:00pm 8/06/08 3:00pm has you constantly scratching your back or hearing imaginary grasshopper sounds, you might not want to read any further. Then again, perhaps the best way to allay your fears is to confront them — and learn everything you can about the gargantuan cockroaches,…

Has a New Species of Insect Appeared in the Middle of London?

When an unknown insect starts showing up in ever-growing numbers in London, England, the most logical step would be to take one to some experts so they can identify it. What do you do when the insects first appear in the experts' own back yard, the Wildlife Garden outside the Natural History Museum? Even after… » 7/17/08 8:00am 7/17/08 8:00am