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40 min ago | CBS Local

State Seeks Help Restoring Shrinking Monarch Butterfly Population

WBBM Newsradio's Mike Krauser reports the monarch butterfly has been the state's official insect for nearly 40 years , thanks to the lobbying efforts of a group of 3rd graders from Decatur.


Related Topix: Science, Illinois, Home Gardening, Home

4 hrs ago | Kent Online

Giant Asian Hornet heading for Kent after 'causing deaths' of six people in France

Giant Asian hornets which have been blamed for the deaths of six people in France are heading to Kent, according to reports.


Related Topix: Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Tiny carnivore evolved into humongous herbivores, say scientists

A diminutive lizardlike insect-eater that 300 million years ago gave rise to huge, plant-eating animals, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Science, Paleontology


Midvale store creates bug art, jewelry

One of Jean-Michel Arrigona's top concerns this week is how to best frame a five-pound octopus.


Related Topix: Science


Converge Mourn Dog's Death with Maggots and Fire in New Video

The video for hardcore howlers Converge's "All We Love We Leave Behind" the title track to their 2013 album tells the sentimental tale of one man's love for a dog and how that leads him to getting strangled and having maggots placed on his face.


Related Topix: Hardcore, Converge, Science, Music, Entertainment

Southwest Farm Press

Sugarcane aphid monitoring encouraged

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and AgriLife Research personnel have been monitoring aphid populations in South Texas sorghum fields.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science


News. Talk. Radio. :: NDG councillor Jeremy Searle won't apologize for comparing sovereignty movement to insect infestation that needs to be exterminated :

Independent councillor for the Loyola district in NDG Jeremy Searle won't apologize for comments he made after the election comparing the sovereignty movement to an infestation of insects that needs to be exterminated.


Related Topix: Science

Science Daily

Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

If an insect drew a line as it chased its next meal, the resulting pattern would be a tangled mess.


Related Topix: Cornell University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

R & D

Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts

A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view.


Related Topix: Weather, Science, Ecology

Bee crisis 'could cost billions'

FERAL bees have been all but wiped out in South Australia, putting the state's agricultural industry at risk, a Senate inquiry has heard.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Australia, World News, Life, Food, Honey, Cameras

Death traps by seemingly harmless water bugs

Giant water bugs are a part of a family of insects known as Bolostomatidae where their size ranges from around half an inch to just over five inches.


Related Topix: Science

Science, Industry and Business

Sibling cooperation in earwig families provides clues to the early evolution of social behavior

Looking at the question of how social behavior has developed over the course of evolution, scientists from the universities in Mainz and Basel have gained new insights from the study of earwigs.


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Science, Apiculture


Garden at All Levels to Invite Birds and Beneficial Insects

To encourage more birds and helpful insects to reside in your garden, be sure to garden at all levels.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science

BBC News

What was the mysterious black ring in Leamington Spa?

A video of a mysterious black ring in the sky over Leamington Spa left people scratching their heads, and prompted a wave of speculation, writes Tom de Castella.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Science

Ely Standard

New messy play group is a hit with youngsters

Slimy spaghetti worms, cardboard caterpillars and clay creatures proved a bit hit with youngsters at a new messy play group last week.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Science

Gazette Series

Road verges to blossom as council plants 17 million seeds

Cllr Simon Pickering helping to plant some of the 17 million seeds on Stroud district's road verges in coming weeks In order to brighten up the area for residents and make it more welcoming for visitors, Stroud District Council will be sowing wildflower seeds on road verges around the district.


Related Topix: Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bakery & Snacks

Dead insect findings prompt Nestle recall

Nestle said it was 'very concerned' to learn of a consumer complaint about a batch of its cereal in Greece containing dead insects.


Related Topix: Science

ABC News 4 Charleston

DHEC wants help collecting dead birds for West Nile tests

COLUMBIA, S.C. The state's health department is asking the public to help them track West Nile virus by submitting dead birds for testing.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Columbia, SC, Science

Bugging out for dinner

Dry roasted grasshoppers and other insects maybe the key to better nutrition for the world's undernourished and possibly even the next food craze if a group of entrepreneurs from McGill continue their success.Calgary Herald food writer Gwendolyn Richards met with two members of the team to learn more about their company and the plan to grow, ... (more)


Related Topix: Science, Life, Nutrition, Marketing

The New Zealand Herald

Bolivia villagers use fire ants on alleged thieves

Bolivian authorities say Amazon villagers nearly killed two young men with venomous ants, tying them to a tree swarming with the insects for allegedly stealing three motorcycles.


Related Topix: Science, Bolivia, World News