Scientists have identified what is believed to be the largest aquatic insect found anywhere in the world.
The air was teeming with the insects following a mass hatching from the nearby Mississippi River.
Swarms of the flying insects have been descending on towns across the country in their thousands.
Meteorologists in Albuquerque were left perplexed when several mysterious hits showed up on their radar.
A new study has revealed the strongest evidence yet that the stripes help to deter biting insects.
Stings from swarms of the giant flying insects have left several people dead and hundreds more injured.
Scientists have played down the idea that dinosaur DNA can be extracted from insects preserved in amber.
Semi-robotic insects that can be controlled with a mobile phone are being developed by researchers.
Several species of insects have adapted to deal with crops genetically engineered to produce insecticide.
Thousands of the insects have turned some areas in to something reminiscent of a B horror movie.
The United Nations has suggested that eating insects could help solve world food shortages.
A sophisticated camera built to function the same as an insect's compound eye has been developed.
The San Lorenzo forest is estimated to be home to as many as 6,000 species of insect per acre of trees.
Giant insects have been featured in science fiction films for years, but how big can they actually get ?
Edward Archbold collapsed and died after scoffing dozens of live insects as part of the event.
Scientists have discovered well preserved insects dating back over 230 million years to the Triassic era.
A photograph posted by a hiker on Flickr has lead to a whole new species of insect being identified.
Justin Schmidt has spent his life being stung by insects on purpose in order to find the answer.
A species of giant flea-like insect would have fed on the blood of dinosaurs over 165 million years ago.
A species of insect thought to be extinct has been found on a sea stack in the middle of the ocean.