College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals
Recent research found that biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species.
BugFest features more than 100 insect-related exhibits, crafts, games and activities, including a "Math Doesn't Bug Me" demo by NC State math students and faculty.
Science in the Movies: Bugs — Fear, Fascination and Fantasy
Join a panel of experts as they show and discuss clips of their favorite film insects, bugs and creepy crawlers.
Mixed Signals: Insect Species Use Very Different Chemicals to Identify Queens
A new study led by an NC State researcher finds important variations among chemical signals used to distinguish queens in different insect species.