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3 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
Basket makers say the emerald ash borer, the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America, is on a collision course with Maine's oldest cultural art form.
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7 hrs ago | Star Tribune
Many U.S. foods come from crops with DNA that was modified to resist disease, drought and insects.
12 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Men are sprouting beards everywhere. Did the economic crisis have something to do with it? Are razor blades and shaving foam too expensive? Is this just another hot indie rocker hipster trend? Scientists are saying that it may not be just fashion but rather some evolutionary forces that are playing a role in the rise and fall of beards and other ... (more)
16 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
The tiny island state 2,500 miles from the nearest continent is so critical to the nation's modern corn-growing business that the industry's leading companies all have farms here, growing new varieties genetically engineered for desirable traits like insect and drought resistance.
18 hrs ago | CBS Local
Warm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.
They're everywhere now. In the beds in front of the house. In the bushes near the pool, where they sometimes end up on a shoulder that brushes too close.
They swarm and deliver a painful sting that, while not life-threatening, burns then itches for days and can trigger swelling or a possible allergic reaction.
Some nurseries are offering plants that are free of an insecticide that experts have partly blamed for a die-off of bee populations in recent years.
Four new species of bugs discovered in Brazil defy the laws of gender: the females have penises, the males have vaginas.
A new study shows that lack of sleep in young fruit flies affects their ability to reproduce in adulthood.
TO THE UPPER 80s AND THE ODDS OF RAIN WILL GO DOWN, AT LEAST FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEK.
There are more than 500 species of crawfish scuttling around the world, with around 100 of them enjoying life here in Mississippi.
That's right. Scientists say they've discovered four species of Brazilian cave insects with sex-reversed genitalia.
Spanish or butterfly lavender combines wonderfully with white flowers, as I recently observed in an attractive planter bed.
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Scientists on Thursday described four insect species that dwell in extremely dry caves in Brazil, feed on bat guano and possess what the researchers called an "evolutionary novelty."
Researchers have discovered little-known cave insects, four distinct but related species in the genus Neotrogla , with rather novel sex lives - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.