Wednesday, July 29, 2020

This Dangerous Mosquito Lays Her Armored Eggs – in Your House | Deep Look

The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can transmit dengue fever and Zika, makes a meal of us around our homes. And her eggs are hardy. They can dry out, but remain alive for months, waiting for a little water so they can hatch into squiggly larvae.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Why Crickets Just Won't Shut Up | Deep Look

Male crickets play tunes non-stop to woo a mate or keep enemies away. But they're not playing their song with the body part you're thinking.

Monday, July 20, 2020

Don't Bother Using These Tick Removal Methods

If you find a tick attached to your skin, it's important to remove it as soon as possible, which is why you shouldn't bother with these tick removal methods that are not recommended.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Video: Mosquito-Borne Disease Prevention

Recent studies show that disease transmission from mosquito bites is on the rise. Watch this video to learn more about reducing mosquito breeding ground and preventing mosquito bites when outdoors.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The House Centipede is Fast, Furious, and Just So Extra | Deep Look

Voracious, venomous and hella leggy, house centipedes are masterful predators with a knack for fancy footwork. But not all their legs are made for walking, they put some to work in other surprising ways.

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Why Does Rain Smell so Good... to Bugs?

Humans love the smell after good rain, though we may not be the the target of the pleasing aroma. There's evidence the characteristic post-rain scent is used to lure arthropods to bacteria.

Hosted by: Stefan Chin

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Ant Infestations: More than Meets the Eye

Have you seen ants around your home? Where there's one, there are likely thousands just below the surface.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

5 Things That Make You a Mosquito Magnet

Every summer it seems like there’s that one person who always gets a lot of mosquito bites. But what makes people mosquito magnets?