A new study has highlighted a huge reduction in the number of flying insects in Germany's nature reserves.
Insect-based edibles are beginning to appear in shops after a recent revision of food safety laws.
For the first time ever, scientists have had the opportunity to study a colony of these elusive insects.
Scientists have indicated that we may need to make some major dietary changes over the coming years.
The South American country has declared a state of emergency following a mass influx of the insects.
The find is so unusual that it has had to be assigned to a whole new branch of the insect family tree.
Suffering from iron deficiency ? Try dining on a few cooked grasshoppers, crickets and buffalo worms.
Scientists now believe that conscious awareness and subjective experience may be common in insects.
One unsuspecting Twitter user was shocked to discover a gigantic insect sitting on top of her clothes.
A cross between a robot and a beetle, the cybernetic insect can be commanded to walk or run on demand.
A type of insect that looked very much like a modern butterfly was common during the Jurassic period.
David Williams-Jones was attacked by thousands of the insects after accidentally stepping on their nest.
Researchers from South Korea and the US have created a robot that is capable of walking on water.
A 100 million-year-old predatory cockroach has been found perfectly preserved in a piece of amber.
The South American insect measures 2.5cm long and delivers an agonizing bite that hurts for up to a day.
Scientists believe that golden orb-web spiders may be able to count how many insects they've caught.
An incredible stick insect measuring up to 54cm long has been found by researchers in Vietnam.
Facilities in France and Holland are set to produce crispy maggots for use in restaurant delicacies.
Local residents have been forced to seal up their homes to keep out tens of thousands of the red insects.
The unnamed man from Japan allegedly ties string to the insect and takes it out for regular walks.