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3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Comic-Con 2014: 'Boxtrolls' truck serves up delectable insects [video]

"The Boxtrolls," the upcoming animated film from Laika, features creatures who, among other things, eat bugs.


Related Topix: Science

7 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Transparent pesticide studies urged

Research into the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides - which have been linked to declines in bees - will be funded by manufacturers under Government plans MPs have raised concerns over Government plans to allow pesticide manufacturers to fund "critical" research examining the impact of their chemicals on bees.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture

8 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Check pool filters for invasive beetles

New Hampshire residents with swimming pools are being asked to check their filters for an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to the state's forests and trees.


Related Topix: Science, Worcester, MA

12 hrs ago | The Raw Story

DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious

In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion - from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.


Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Life, Food, Dining

16 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

Battle of the ash borer: Researchers looking to slow devastation...

To the east, the 1.1 million-square-foot W.F. Whelan Co. warehouse that used to be a Kmart distribution center.


Related Topix: Canton, MI, Science

20 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths

There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of scientists and regulators worldwide.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Environment, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Geckos' sexual odyssey saved

THAT was a close call. We were just a week away from being smashed by a solar flare in 2012.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solar Flare, Science

Mosquito's and Dogs

This summer has been buzzing with mosquito's and when you mix mosquito's with your canine friends it means one thing, "Heart- worms ".


Related Topix: Science

New York Post

The detective who saves NYC from swarms of bees

Fifty-miles-per-hour winds ripped through Fort Greene Park as Detective Specialist Anthony Planakis looked up at the tree in front of him.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Astoria, NY, Rego-Park, NY, Life, Food, Honey

Food Technology

Malaysians still bugged about eating insects

Many Southeast Asians might wonder what all the fuss is all about as the insect ingredient industry looks at ways to make dietary bugs more enticing to Western consumers.


Related Topix: Science, Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Dieting

CBC News

Sand wasps nesting in Ottawa parks

A researcher at Agriculture and AgriFood Canada said there are more wasps than usual this year because of the weather.


Related Topix: Science

WTOP-FM Washington

Focus on Northern Virginia as center of 'kissing bug disease'

Scientists say the parasite-born disease is making its way north from Latin America and Northern Virginia is being called the hub of the kissing bug disease, called Chagas.


Related Topix: Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Tri-State has similar insect to China's record breaker

China just broke the world record for the largest aquatic insect. The insects may not look like the ones flying around here, but we do have our own equivalent that you can find around creeks and streams in the Tri-State.


Related Topix: Science, World Records, Mount-Saint-Joseph, OH

Manawatu Evening Standard

Russia loses control of lizard sex satellite

At this very moment, a Russian satellite full of geckos - having sex - is floating around in space - and mission control has lost the ability to control it.


Related Topix: Science

The Wichita Eagle

Radar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi River

This July 20, 2014 photo provided by the National Weather Service in LaCrosse, Wis., shows a massive swarm of mayflies captured on radar as they emerge from the Mississippi River and drift north with the wind.


Related Topix: Weather, Science, La Crosse, KS


Lawn Chemicals May Stay in Body for "Years, Even Decades"

The pesticides you use on your lawn to get rid of weeds and insects are part of a $10 billion-a-year industry.


Related Topix: Science, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Showtime Networks, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

Ohio again testing for West Nile virus

COLUMBUS: The state of Ohio is again testing mosquitoes for West Nile virus after the program became a victim of federal budget cuts last year.


Related Topix: Science

The Compass

A rare find

It turned out to be a Hummingbird Clearwing moth, a special moth that is most commonly found in the United States.


Related Topix: Science, Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Actor Morgan Freeman becoming beekeeper

Actor Morgan Freeman is preparing to become a professional apiculturist after deciding to house 26 hives of bees on his Mississippi estate.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Apiculture, Science, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Life, Food, Entertainment

Science Daily

Corn and soy insecticides similar to nicotine found widespread in midwest U.S. rivers

Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Environment, Agriculture