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1 hr ago | Christian Newswire

Injured Colorado Theater Shooting Victim Gives Life to Monument

What does a monument erected to an insect in Alabama in 1919 have to do with a young lady from Louisiana who was injured in the Colorado theater shootings in 2012? As strange as it seems the two became entwined when a soon to be author, Rhett Barbaree had a providential encounter with Bonnie Kate Pourciau of Baton Rouge, La three months prior to ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, Baton Rouge, LA

6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

New weapons used in fight against invasive insect in Berkshires

State environmental officials are expanding their arsenal to combat the spread of an invasive insect that is threatening the region's population of ash trees.


Related Topix: Science, Berkshire, MA, Pittsfield, MA, Richmond, MA, Dalton, MA

10 hrs ago | News Journal

'Naked and Afraid,' Florida CrossFit coach survives

Menaced by prowling pumas and poisonous snakes, Indialantic, Florida resident Adam Young survived nighttime temperatures in the 40s deep in the mountainous jungle of Nicaragua for weeks, catching and chewing crabs, snails, an earthworm and a lizard.


Related Topix: Indialantic, FL, Melbourne, FL, Life, Food, Vegetarian, Science

14 hrs ago | Ag Professional

What insects to watch for in corn, beans and wheat

We don't know what the insect pressure will be like later on yet this year. What we can do, however, is remind agronomists and crop consultants what we think are the most important insects for you to watch for in each of three key crops: corn, soybeans and wheat.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Dakota State University

18 hrs ago | Kotaku

Terrifyingly Large Insect Found in China

If you are wondering how big this particular insect is, its wingspan measures 21 centimeters .


Related Topix: Science

22 hrs ago |

Broods of cicadas yet to appear

Typically by this time of year, one sure sign would be loudly proclaiming that summer had arrived: the din of cicadas.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Science, Allen County, IN

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News-Star

This photo provided by the LSU Agricultural Center shows a Mexican rice borer on a sugarcane leaf.

Louisiana rice farmers should be on the lookout for Mexican rice borers and stinkbugs, according to LSU AgCenter entomologist Mike Stout.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Science

Erie Times News

Purple martins set for invasion

About two weeks from now, they'll be flocking and bobbing and swooping and hanging onto cattails in the western corner of Presque Isle Bay.


Related Topix: Troy, PA, Conneautville, PA, Erie, PA, Science, Edinboro, PA


Mom, Grandparents, Nearly Starved Boy To Death: Cops

A 7-year-old boy was nearly starved to death, suffered regular beatings and resorted to catching insects to eat during brief times he was allowed outside, police said in charging his mother and grandparents with assault and other offenses Child welfare workers, responding to a complaint, found the child looking like a human skeleton in home in ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, Pennsylvania

Brandon Sun

Newfoundland: a bee haven that offers research clues as global hives struggle

Newfoundland's healthy honeybees are an increasing draw for researchers in the race to understand why colonies across much of the globe are struggling or dying off.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Honey, Apiculture

The Horse

Are Exotic Pets a Disease Risk to European Horses?

Bruce was born with a palate problem that was correct with surgery. He went on to race training, but hock issues prevented him from racing.


Related Topix: Exotic Pets, Pets, Science

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Spiders bite: Brown recluse, black widow among South Plains' most dangerous spiders

But before you've had time to see if you can close the zipper all the way, you feel a twinge of pain behind your knee.


Related Topix: South-Plains, TX, Medicine, Health, Pain, Science, Lubbock, TX, Crosby County, TX

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Medical Entomology for Students, 5th Edition

In the ever-changing field of medical entomology, Mike Service's textbook, Medical Entomology for Students, is now in its fifth addition.


Related Topix: Science

Trend Hunter Magazine

Painful Insect Accessories - Martin Azua's Beautiful Beast Pierces...

Although there are a lot of people who would be freaked out by the idea of having a tarantula or anything spider-like crawling on them, Martin Azua's 'Beautiful Beast' is intriguing.


Related Topix: Science

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Midsummer garden fatigue can reduce vegetable harvest

Just as the garden goes into production mode, we want to go on vacation. Follow some simple tips to help your garden live longer and produce more.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Majka wins 14th Tour stage; Nibali extends lead

As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into the U.S., community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse are offering to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding... As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, ... (more)


Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

The Fresno Bee

Police: Mom, grandparents nearly starved boy, 7

The mother, 28-year-old Mary C. Rader, and the grandparents who lived with them, Dennis C. Beighley, 58, and Deana Beighley, 47, were charged with assault, unlawful restraint of a minor, false imprisonment, endangering a child's welfare and conspiracy.


Related Topix: Science

Nova News Now

Gardening Guru: In Britain, cities feed cities

Staking can work wonders on a variety of vegetable crops, as it increases air circulation and exposure to the sun, and makes flowers more accessible to pollinators.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Opinion


EPA Unveils New Bug Repellant Labeling

A new graphic for insect repellant labels will show consumers how many hours the product will protect them from mosquitoes and/or ticks, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says.


Related Topix: Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, tick, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Experts: 'Rare Death' After Spider Bite

A healthy 58-year-old Michigan woman has died after she was bitten by a brown recluse spider - a species that most experts don't believe to be indigenous to the state - in what experts are calling a "rare death."


Related Topix: Michigan, Science, Allen, MI, Hillsdale County, MI