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50 min ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Officials: Pine beetle infestation not over yet

The latest survey shows more than 526,000 acres of pine trees in the state were infested with the beetle in 2013, officials told the Board of Land Commissioners.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Science, Steve Bullock, US Governors

3 hrs ago | USA Today

Got a spider bite? Most of the time no need to panic

An increase in spider-bite patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center here has created some concern - but not about an influx of brown recluse spiders in garages or bathroom cabinets.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Illinois, Science

6 hrs ago | WDJT

Mother of kids shot in van charged with child neglect

The mother of the two children shot while sitting in their family's van has been charged with seven counts of child neglect.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Science

8 hrs ago | Science Daily

New species of mayfly discovered in India

Scientists have discovered a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along the west coast of India.

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Related Topix: Science, Environment

12 hrs ago | CBC News

Mustard to battle against wireworms

As wireworms spread across P.E.I., costing potato growers millions of dollars by damaging crops, farmers are turning to a new rotation crop for the fight.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

16 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Kudzu that ate South heading north as climate changes

As the climate warms, the vine that ate the South is starting to gnaw at parts of the North, too.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations, Agriculture, Science, Weather, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Science

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.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture

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.

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Related Topix: Science, Worcester, MA

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Canton, MI, Science

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.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Geckos' sexual odyssey saved

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

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solar Flare, Science

Examiner.com

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 ".

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science

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