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Johns Hopkins researchers discover designer insecticide

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say they have found a new way to target insects in an environmentally safe way.

Friday - 07/11/2014, 09:02am EDT

Tags: insects, insecticide, Johns Hopkins, Frank Bosmans

D.C. food pop-up serves up free insects

Interested in trying a grasshopper burger with a side of mealworm fries? A food pop-up is serving free lunch in D.C.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 09:20am EDT

Tags: Rachel Nania, Pestaurant, insects, food

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Could winter's frigid temps have killed the stinkbugs?

The region might, just might, have fewer stinkbugs to deal with in the coming spring and summer.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 01:41am EST

Tags: stinkbugs, polar vortex, raupp

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What butterflies and stink bugs have in common

You could describe butterflies and stink bugs as the "Beauty and the Beast" of the insect world, on opposite ends of the attractiveness spectrum.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 11:18am EDT

Tags: stink bugs, stinkbug, butterfly, Mike Raupp, University of Maryland, michelle basch

How to get rid of evergreen-eating bagworms

Evergreens throughout the region are being confronted with a new kind of enemy: the bagworm.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 07:17am EDT

Tags: bagworms, trees, Mike Raupp, insects, University of Maryland

Bugs: Food of the future has multiple legs

Could eating bugs solve world hunger and be delicious?

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 04:48am EDT

Tags: insects, food, sustainability, sustainable food, kate Ryan, cicadas, Mike Raupp, marcel dicke, daniella martin

If you don't see cicadas this week, you won't (Video)

ABC 7 Meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts expects the heat wave will get the insects moving in the next few days.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 07:35am EDT

Tags: cicadas, michelle basch, locusts, brood ii, lauryn ricketts

'Crazy ants' drive southeastern U.S. nuts (Video)

Forget the fire ant. It's time to worry about "crazy ants," according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 05:59am EDT

Tags: crazy ants, fire ants, david burd, invasive species

Link found between emerald ash borer and deaths

The emerald ash borer is a prolific tree killer, but researchers suggest the beetle also may have a link to premature deaths in humans.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 12:26pm EDT

Tags: Geoffrey Donovan, andrew mollenbeck, emerald ash borer, U.S. Forest Service, heart disease, respiratory illness

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