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3 hrs ago | KWBU-TV Waco

When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions

For a while there, China was the American farmer's best friend. The world's most populous nation had so many pigs and chickens to feed, it became one of the top importers of U.S. corn and soybeans almost overnight.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

6 hrs ago | Inventor Spot

Want This Incredibly Cool Insect Killing Night Light?

If there is one battle we all engage in every year it is the one with those nasty, pesky biting insects.


Related Topix: Science

10 hrs ago | The Economist

Entomology: It's gotta bee me

SOCIAL insects are often dismissed as slaves to the collective mind of the hive.


Related Topix: Science, Apiculture, Home Gardening, Home

12 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

The Oakland Tribune reports about 13,000 pounds of plantains and jackfruit were donated to the zoo Wednesday after the fruit truck overturned on Interstate 580.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Science

14 hrs ago |

What Somebody's Mummy Can Teach You About Heart Disease

Eduard Egarter-Vigl and Albert Zink sample Italy's mummified iceman for genetic analysis in November 2010.


Related Topix: Genetics, Smoking, Science, Irvine, CA

19 hrs ago | Pest Control

J.F. Oakes: XLure (R.T.U.) Fabric Insect Trap

The new XLure Ready To Use Fabric Insect Trap features multiple pheromones for webbing, casemaking and brown house moths, as well as the varied and black carpet beetle species.


Related Topix: Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

North Shore News

Fire ant problem still plaguing North Vancouver

A fiery insect intruder continues to invade parks and gardens on the North Shore but for now, the problem is not spreading.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Science Daily

Decades-old amber collection offers new views of a lost world: Tiny grasshopper encased in amber

Scientists are searching through a massive collection of 20-million-year-old amber found in the Dominican Republic more than 50 years ago, and the effort is yielding fresh insights into ancient tropical insects and the world they inhabited.


The Olympian

Marianne Binetti: Gardening lessons from the Danube

Summer travel means you can glean gardening tips from all over the world. This summer, we organized a tour that included a river cruise on the Danube.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science

Ag Professional

Nutra-Flo's two new products fight corn rootworm resistance

Growers have new choices when selecting insect control and crop nutrition products for next planting season because of two innovative new products from Nutra-Flo.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Elk Point, SD

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cut mosquito-fogging buffer zones: Steeves

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves vowed on Tuesday to get tough on Winnipeg's most annoying insect -- the mosquito.


Related Topix: Science, Canada

Business Journal

Study: An insect-infested 'megalopolis' will stretch from Raleigh to Atlanta by 2060

That's according to a new study by the Department of Interior's Southeast Climate Science Center and North Carolina State University that calls for "significant" changes to land development in order to thwart what scientists fear could be an ecological nightmare.


Related Topix: Science, North Carolina State University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Respect insects during summer

Submitted photoBees are just one of the insects that individuals should keep from upsetting during the summer months.


Related Topix: Science, tick, Health, West Virginia, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Malaria

Tiny drones catching up with hummingbirds - nature's hovering marvels

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Stanford University, Science / Technology, Robots

Alabama Live

Cage-free eggs: Cracking the code

Eggs used to be so simple. Shoppers could choose between extra-large or medium and brown or white.


Related Topix: Life, Meat, Chicken, Science, Food Science

'Jurassic Park' inspired new fossil insect book

The ' Jurassic Park ' movies inspired an enlivened interest in prehistoric insects and resulted in funding that enabled paleontologists and artists to collaborate on a new book depicting the most realistic insects from the time of the dinosaurs and before.


Related Topix: Science, Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Paleontology, Dinosaur, World News, Germany

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Mother of children shot during gunfight faces neglect charges

A 25-year-old Milwaukee woman is facing child neglect charges after police searched her house as part of a shooting investigation.


Related Topix: Science

Hispanic Business

Insecticides Permeate U.S. Food, Water Supply

July 26--Nicotine-related insecticides widely used on crops are finding their way into the food we eat and the water we drink, two national studies published in the past two months have concluded.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Life, Fruits, Food, Honey

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

West Nile returns to North Jersey, with new concern

Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus have begun breeding in puddles and standing water around North Jersey, but state health officials say they also are concerned about the arrival of another mosquito-borne illness this year from travelers who have visited the Caribbean.


Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, Science

The Daily SuperHero

ANT-MAN: Michael Douglas Hints at an Unfortunate Accident For Janet van Dyne

Ant-Man is ready for principle photography to begin in Atlanta on August 18. Because of its production delay, the movie has lost three actors including: Patrick Wilson, due to overlap with another upcoming production he was already signed on for, along with Matt Gerald and Kevin Weisman being written out of the updated script.


Related Topix: Evangeline Lilly, Science