- Popular Science - Alisha McDarris
Your guide to a sting-free summer. In 1987, Justin Schmidt, a biologist at the Southwestern Biological Institute, found himself up a tree in Costa Rica. Shimmying over a branch that extended precariously...
- By Flipboard Science
After 17 years underground, billions of cicadas will be spending the spring and summer across 15 American states outdoors eating, mating and chirping at high decibels. Scientists dub this generation of insects as Brood X. Learn more about the magicicada cassinii, where they will likely be spotted, and how you can protect your plants, trees and yard throughout the infestation.