Earwigs: Beating a Bad Rap

This post is a reposting of an original Bug Chicks article on Science Friday. Many insects are pegged with a bad reputation.  While this is warranted in such cases as mosquitoes that transmit malaria, bed bugs and lice that are nuisance pests, or locusts that devour crops, some insects are...

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Silverfish: Your Quiet Roommates

This is a repost of our original article found on Science Friday. Most of us have seen the small, silvery creatures hiding out in our bathroom and kitchen cupboards. These are silverfish, so named for the tiny silver scales all over their bodies. These primitive animals spend their time munching...

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