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Researchers believe they now know why the supersonic trans-Atlantic Concorde aircraft went the way of the dodo -- it hit an evolutionary cul-de-sac.
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Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.
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Scientists have discovered that greater mouse-eared bats use polarisation patterns in the sky to navigate -- the first mammal that's known to do this.
9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Lucie F. Roussel, mayor of La Prairie, Que., is shown in a handout photo. The death of a Quebec mayor who was stung multiple times after stepping on a wasps' nest while gardening is a tragic but cautionary tale for those who run afoul of bees, hornets or other stinging insects - especially if they have a severe allergy to their venom, experts say.
13 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
Residents along the Mississippi River would rather do without this rite of summer, the annual mayfly hatch that fills the air with insects and surfaces of cars and just about everything else with a slimy mess.
15 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy who reportedly was nearly starved to death, suffered regular beatings and resorted to eating insects has been released from the hospital and is now in foster care, WPXI-TV - Pittsburgh reports .
15 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com
A tree planted in tribute to former Beatles guitarist George Harrison has died after being infested by...beetles.
19 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville
The living monument fell victim to an infestation of the insects that couldn't be thwarted, according to the Los Angeles Times.
What does a monument erected to an insect in Alabama in 1919 have to do with a young lady from Louisiana who was injured in the Colorado theater shootings in 2012? As strange as it seems the two became entwined when a soon to be author, Rhett Barbaree had a providential encounter with Bonnie Kate Pourciau of Baton Rouge, La three months prior to ... (more)
State environmental officials are expanding their arsenal to combat the spread of an invasive insect that is threatening the region's population of ash trees.
Menaced by prowling pumas and poisonous snakes, Indialantic, Florida resident Adam Young survived nighttime temperatures in the 40s deep in the mountainous jungle of Nicaragua for weeks, catching and chewing crabs, snails, an earthworm and a lizard.
We don't know what the insect pressure will be like later on yet this year. What we can do, however, is remind agronomists and crop consultants what we think are the most important insects for you to watch for in each of three key crops: corn, soybeans and wheat.
If you are wondering how big this particular insect is, its wingspan measures 21 centimeters .
Louisiana rice farmers should be on the lookout for Mexican rice borers and stinkbugs, according to LSU AgCenter entomologist Mike Stout.
About two weeks from now, they'll be flocking and bobbing and swooping and hanging onto cattails in the western corner of Presque Isle Bay.
A 7-year-old boy was nearly starved to death, suffered regular beatings and resorted to catching insects to eat during brief times he was allowed outside, police said in charging his mother and grandparents with assault and other offenses Child welfare workers, responding to a complaint, found the child looking like a human skeleton in home in ... (more)
Newfoundland's healthy honeybees are an increasing draw for researchers in the race to understand why colonies across much of the globe are struggling or dying off.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:24 pm
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