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Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on fishing trip nearly a decade ago.
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Outside on a warm day, something buzzes past in a blur. A large bumblebee or sphinx moth, perhaps? How about a hummingbird? With about 340 hummingbird species in the Western Hemisphere, only one - the ruby-throated hummingbird - is found in the eastern United States.
By Sandy Fairfield - Campbell River Mirror Published: May 16, 2013 2:00 PM Updated: May 16, 2013 2:32 PM These mammals belong to the same family as Coati's and Ringtails, and they are found throughout North and South America.
A young father-of-three is learning to walk again after a terrifying battle with the deadly flesh-eating disease necrotising fasciitis.
Autumn is a great time to plant trees, shrubs and hardy winter plants, as the soil is neither too dry nor too wet.
A tiny insect with a voracious appetite has found its way to Metro Detroit and soon could pose a big threat to Michigan's fruit and vegetable crops.
A deer tick is shown under a microscope. Common in the Northeast and now every county in Pennsylvania, the tiny ticks spread dangerous Lyme Disease, named after Lyme, Conn., where the disease was first recognized.
In the last 24 hours or so, the above photo has been going viral in Japan. It's been retweeted over eighteen thousand times.
Ah, if only all summers could be like June, July and August 1740 - when three young guys did a science experiment that startled the world.
The Agassiz Research Station has been operating locally for 124 years, and the original building is pictured above.
A report from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization says insects offer a huge potential for improving the world's food security.
Most homeowners and gardeners find themselves purchasing pesticides at some point to help keep nuisance insects, weeds and fungi at bay, but leftover pesticides can create a problem.
Researchers at the University of Texas are warning that the invasive species from South America has the potential to change the ecological balance in the southeastern United States, largely because the ants can wipe out colonies of what's been widely considered the insect villain of the region, the fire ant.
Mosquitoes infected with the malaria-causing parasite P. falciparum have an increased ability to smell human beings' body odour, making it easier to find their victims and infect them with malaria, according to a new study reported by the BBC.
China is not ready for mass consumption of insects, which the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation says could help solve the food crisis An expert says China is not ready for mass consumption of insects, which the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation claims could protect the environment and help solve the food crisis.
Police used a stun gun to subdue a shooting suspect after he removed all of his clothes and climbed onto a fire truck.