insects

10 deadly parasites

They’ll drink your blood, worm their way into your body and take over your mind. Nell Barrie meets nature’s weirdest, and most disgusting, freeloaders

Why we need to start listening to insects

To fight malaria, researchers are reviving a field of study grounded in both music and biology: wingbeat frequency. Daniel A Gross traces the story from Finland to Tanzania, and looks at where this collision of disciplines could lead.

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Animals named after rock bands

Bands often seek inspiration from the animal kingdom for names to top their gig posters, but zoologists are also partial to dedicating their latest discoveries to the the stars of rock and roll.