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Cicada 2013

When The Cicadas Were Last Here In 1996...

Posted 05.25.2013 | Green

Yes, yes, the Brood II cicadas are emerging. They'll be loud, they'll be tasty and they'll be having a buzz-filled mating party for four to six weeks....

This Is What Cicadas Sound Like

Posted 05.11.2013 | Green

The cicadas are coming. Soon. Billions of the red-eyed bugs are expected to swarm the East Coast for six weeks after temperatures get warm enough ...

Cicadas' Bizarre Cleaning Habits

Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

From Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer: Cicadas get a little help from nature when it comes to grooming themselves, a new study finds. As un...

Sing Fly Mate Die: The Cicadapocalypse Is Nigh

David Rothenberg | Posted 06.16.2013 | Science
David Rothenberg

The world is waiting. Nature often provides us with mysterious happenings that fill us with sublime awe. Why do these cicadas come out only once every 17 years? Is that not a very odd cycle to keep track of? How do they do it?