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39 min ago | Examiner.com
Waste management has got to be one of the least glamorous of all sustainability topics.
Could you survive the end of civilization?
Do you value American lives more than foreign lives?
4 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging
Dr. Andy Martens , of the psychology dept. at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and colleagues from the University of Arizona, US, have devised an Extermination Machine [ pictured at right ].
8 hrs ago | The News Tribune
After all, it's a scientific theater piece about animals. "It's also about sex," says Rossellini, laughing.
10 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
Oranges ripen in a Plant City, Fla., grove on Wednesday. Growers in Florida, Texas and California are worried about citrus greening, a disease that makes the fruit bitter and unmarketable.
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For most people, fire ants are a menace. They can swarm an unsuspecting sandal-wearer in a second.
However, exposing bedbug-infested clothing or other small items to icy conditions remains an effective way to control the parasites, the study found.
The researchers uncovered for the first time that the Pallas long-tongued bat use echolocation -- a complex physical trait that involves the production, reception and auditory processing of ultrasonic pulses for detecting unseen obstacles or tracking down prey.
But some worry about unintended consequences when the technology moves from the lab to the field.
The bumble bee is an important wild pollinator. For hive bees, many agriculturalists have to keep hives, while the many bumbly species look after themselves and have not suffered traumatic infections like the domestic species.
Jorhat, Dec. 11: The largescale wilting and dying of the parkia tree in Manipur and some other parts of the Northeast has prompted the Rain Forest Research Institute at Sotai here to take up a study to save the trees, which are on the way to becoming 'endangered'.
NEW ON THE "NIGHT BEAT," A HOMEOWNER ON THE EAST SIDE HAS BEEN FIGHTING A LOSING BATTLE AGAINST A RECYCLING PLANT SAYING IT IS A SMELLY BLIGHT ON THE NEIGHBORHOOD.
It can suck up almost all nectar available in a flower in one go, because it has more efficient suction pumps in its head, says Florian Karolyi of the University of Vienna in Austria, about a study he and his team conducted in South Africa's Namaqualand region.
Lewis Reuer was first runner-up in the 2013 South Dakota Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest.
Luke Rissacher's Trippy Trippy Bad Bad is a puzzle arena shooter in which players have to get their on-screen avatar past a swarm of insects and make it to the exit of every room.
On any late spring morning, if we forgot to turn off the outside lights the night before, the porch wall's gray wood will be covered with hundreds of resting moths.