Decorated Christmas trees will soon light up living rooms, but an agricultural expert is warning New Yorkers to check them for a
Although bugs aren’t often on the menu in many US households, people the world over routinely eat insects. In fact, an estimated 2
Last week, a team from China completely overhauled natural reproduction, using genetic engineering to make mice born from same-sex parents
Wholesale fish distributors, produce warehouses and homeless encampments line Ceres Avenue downtown, creating perfect conditions for rats.
Families who live at the Claremont Consolidated Houses in the Bronx say unusually large rats are invading their apartments. “I can’t sleep at
It’s been nearly 3,000 years since Aesop wrote “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,” the fable in which an urban rodent exposes his
“Winter is coming.” This is the motto of House Stark, one of the dynastic noble families in television’s popular Game of Thrones series.
The spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula, is a mothlike insect about an inch long and a half-inch wide. Native to Southeast Asia, it was
Fall has arrived and with it comes the annual migration of several species of bugs from the outdoors, into your home. In a few
At first, the rats just lived around Kirby High School’s greenhouse in Memphis. But renovations to the greenhouse that began before the
The first known case of rat hepatitis jumping to a human patient has reopened a long-standing mystery of how the cryptic viruses spread
In 2017, Michael H. Parsons finally secured a site to study rats in New York City. You would think that’s easy in Pizza Rat’s native land,
Paris has declared war on its four million rats, even in some places bringing back the guillotine to help exterminate them. But instead the city
A new winged robot helps explain why airborne insects are so doggone hard to swat. Scientists have wondered how these tiny pilots pull off
When the chill of fall sets in, we all want to find a warm, cozy place to spend the winter. That includes some bugs that spend the summer
This is a photo of a section of a four-acre web that was found in 2009 at the Baltimore Wastewater Treatment Plant in Maryland. According
Forget the Rally Squirrel — that’s old news. Forget the Rally Goose, too. You know what the most hardcore rally animal is? A
The Potomac River has been busting onto the Georgetown waterfront, chasing customers away — and chasing rats closer to restaurants.