In 2013, Alie was having one of the hardest years of her life. Then she got a Facebook message from a generous stranger.
It’s the season of love ... lovebugs, that is.
The USGS wants to test if butterflies and other insects are being hurt by contaminants, such as those in pesticides. It's seeking specimens from Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.
Monarch butterflies with more white spots on their mostly orange-and-black wings are more successful at long-distance migration. Some scientists think the spots may affect airflow around their wings.
Georgia's mosquito season generally starts in March or April and ends around October when temperatures drop. This year's mosquito season could be more "populated." Read why.
Cockroaches are common in the Georgia heat and with a scorching summer ahead, these creepy crawlers are coming out to play. Sure, they live outside, but every now and then, you may see one indoors at work or even in your own home.
Butterflies likely split from nocturnal moths around 100 million years ago in present-day western North America or Central America, a new study of the winged insects finds.
Scientists wanted to learn whether bees, like humans and other mammals, had any interest in playing for fun's sake. They say they have evidence that bees do, and that could change how we view insects.
Researchers compiled hundreds of studies of tree-dwelling and ground-dwelling ants to make their estimate of 2.5 million ants for every human.
State officials are calling on residents to get involved and kill these bugs at all costs. The spotted lanternfly isn't dangerous to humans or pets but could cost the country's agricultural industry.
Past research on monarch butterflies suggested their populations are declining because of diminishing winter colonies. But a new study finds it may be more complicated.
UGA entomologist Jena Johnson studies mosquitoes through macro photography.
Environmental writer Oliver Milman says habitat loss, pesticides and climate change are killing off insects worldwide, which, in turn, threatens humans. His new book is The Insect Crisis.
Entomologists discovered a new species far underground. Despite millipede meaning "a thousand feet," it's the first to have more than 750.