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Researchers believe new findings about the curious locomotion of fire ants could give engineers lessons for building automated search-and-rescue robots designed to hunt for human victims trapped underground.
3 hrs ago | MSNBC
Much of the South has been living with fire ants for decades, and most youngsters there know to avoid trampling their giant underground nests unless they are looking for a swarm of painful bites.
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The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization recently issued a report saying eating bugs is not only good for our health but it also helps the environment.
11 hrs ago | Connecticut Post
Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating.
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Awapuni Kindergarten's newly established sustainable garden was blessed on Friday 17 May, highlighting the journey of the kindergarten's children, teachers and whanau's learning, as well as honouring the historical name of Te Kakano, gifted to the kindergarten many years ago.
NSW Department of Primary Industries Entomologist, Peter Gillespie, asked and answered this very question on Central West Mornings - delving into the binomial names and descriptions of insects.
Monsanto Co is hosting a "Bee Summit." Bayer AG is breaking ground on a "Bee Care Center." And Sygenta AG is funding grants for research into the accelerating demise of honeybees in the United States, where the insects pollinate fruits and vegetables that make up roughly a quarter of the American diet.
Bees are basically the most important insect ever . Honeybees make possible roughly a third of everything we eat, and the bugs pollinate about $14 billion worth of crops and seeds in the United States each year.
Experts say a swarm of black flies appears to be the best explanation for why endangered whooping cranes are abandoning their nests at a Wisconsin wildlife refuge.
Invasive species have become a problem on nearly every continent. Native species that may have had millions of years to adapt to their environment are somehow trivially displaced by a species that originated somewhere else.
Mating season: After 17 years underground, billions of cicadas are about to inundate the east coast of the US.
Freaking out about cicadas is a grand tradition-but 150 years ago, newspapers had to explain that the little bugs weren't harbingers of war.
Bug off It might not be West Nile season yet, but here are precautions you can take just in case: Use insect repellents when you go outdoors -- specifically repellents containing DEET, picaridin, IR3535 and para-menthan-diol. These repellents provide longer-lasting protection than some other products.
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.
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.