Crazy ants of a hairy variety are finding their way into the southern United States, from Texas to Florida. These crazy ants, known for their swarming, can even shut down local industry.
Why do books get banned from schools and libraries? Even readers who disagree with the practice of banning can comprehend that books heavy on sex and/or violence can polarize decision-makers when it comes to young readers. But there are other books – titles like "Where's Waldo?" or "Sylvester and the Magic Pebble" – whose presence on a banned book list seems completely mysterious. The following 20 books seem innocent to many, but they have nonetheless raised reader objections at one time or another.
Khapra beetle is discovered in rice shipment from India. US interceptions of khapra beetle are up dramatically this year.
Organisms are responding to climate change at a pace much faster than scientists estimated about a decade ago, according to a new study in the journal Science.
From the street Andrée Collier Zaleska's home, in an urban neighborhood in Boston, Mass., does not reveal the bounty in the backyard.
A stylish woman consults her smart phone at an upscale Chinese mall.
Like moths to a flame, authors are drawn to the drama, heroism, and horror of stories of war. World War II is no exception. Here is a collection of five fascinating novels about the war fought by what we now honor as "the greatest generation."
Ugandan tradition dictates that only women and children catch grasshoppers, but high profit margins have brought men into the industry, too.