Light-colored Anomala lucicola (Photo by John Obermeyer/Purdue Entomology)
In the world of insects, beetles rule. At least they do if the number of species is an indication of success. It is widely accepted that one of every four animal species that has been a given scientific name is a beetle.
Dawn Tse (left) of Hong Kong and Mirandi Miller of Shipshewana, Indiana, both landscape architecture
Purdue University is rolling out a comprehensive online interactive database of the campuswide Purdue Arboretum for students and visitors to enhance their learning and appreciation for plants and the environment.
Girl looking into microscope
School science fairs often put students and parents on the hunt for project ideas. Of course, the point of these projects is for students, not parents, to learn how to plan and implement science! But, naturally, parents want to help their kids succeed. There are limitless resources available these days, especially with the help of the Internet.
Bumble bee on zinnia
There is just something about the sound of a bumble bee that really gets a dog's attention. Most dog owners have witnessed their pets go on high alert at the sound of a bee or a large fly.