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  1. "Ugly" Animals Need Love TooRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | San Diego Zoo Weblogs

    Part of our mission is to educate people that every single organism in an ecosystem is equally important to the health of the ecosystem. A critter's place on the cute scale doesn't correlate to actual environmental value.


  2. Soul scholar Aaron Cohen on the forgotten history of Black Power TVRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Chicago Reader

    Liam Noble, A Room Somewhere Fans of improvised music may know UK pianist Liam Noble from Sleepthief, a trio with Ingrid Laubrock and Tom Rainey , but he deserves a wider audience. On this solo effort he combines fluency in jazz history with the refined touch of a classical pianist .


  3. click to read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Englewood Review

    As I write this, we are continuing in the moistest weather I can recall for well, forever. This is a good thing because drought is a lot worse, and we are having periods of lovely fall weather.


  4. Tidbits from TritonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Dawn Slein, biology teacher at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School, had her students research and create posters on Google Drive about insects. The students then linked a QR code to the posters and placed them in the hall for everyone to scan and learn about the different insects they were studying.


  5. Fire Ants Create Living Raft to Survive FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pest Control

    When threatened with eradication from flooding, this colony of fire ants banded together to make a dangerous swim to safety. But not metaphorically.


  6. Fifth grade teacher 'going above and beyond' to teach about natureRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lincoln Times-News

    No, the students placed in Clark's F.D. Jack Kiser Intermediate School class often must step outside the norm and garner knowledge through firsthand experience, especially where wildlife is concerned. Inside the school building itself, rainbow trout in three freshwater aquariums greet Clark's students, many who specifically requested him as their instructor.


  7. Study: Mammals thrive in Chernobyl exclusion zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Park Record

    Nearly 30 years after a nuclear reactor caught fire and spewed a lethal cloud of radiation, some species of mammals are thriving in the zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a new study says. The study, published in the journal Current Biology, found that elk, deer, wild boar and wolves are abundant in the 2,160-square-kilometer Polesie reserve in Belarus, which was established after the 1986 disaster.


  8. Evidence and consequences of self-fertilisation in the predominantly ...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Open AccessThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License , which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.


  9. Wild Side: Will the real katydid please stand up?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    In much of the eastern United States, the name "katydid" refers most often to the true katydid, Pterophylla camellifolia. A bulky, leaf-like insect, this treetop species is well known for its call: a relentlessly repeated, three-note rasp, often transcribed as "kay-tee-did" .


  10. Wild Plants Use Carnivores To Get Rid Of Pests -- Could Crops Do The Same?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    Rose gardeners have a lot to say about aphids. Some may advise insecticides as a way to manage an infestation, but others will swear by live ladybugs .


  11. Nobel Prize for medicine focuses on ravaging parasitic diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | China Daily

    The Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded this week focuses on three dreadful parasitic diseases - elephantiasis, river blindness and malaria - that still ravage mankind, "debilitating diseases that affect hundreds of millions people annually", the Nobel Committee said in its citation. Parasitic diseases have plagued humankind for millennia and persist as major global health problems, especially for the world's poorest populations, those who can least afford exotic cures.


  12. Life after lawn: a Davis backyard transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

    Go shopping! What: UC Davis Arboretum plant sales When: Saturday - members only 9-11 a.m., open to the public 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Not a member? Join at the door to receive discounts on purchases and more Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, across from the School of Veterinary Medicine campus Proceeds go to: Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden to support garden collections and educational outreach programming Other public plant sales: Saturday, Oct. 24, and clearance sale Saturday, Nov. 14, both 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Look around your neighborhood and it's easy to see the toll that four-plus years of drought have taken on our outdoor spaces.


  13. Movie guide: Dann Gire recaps upcoming, current filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Coming Friday, Dann Gire reviews the fantasy film "Pan," a "Peter Pan" prequel guaranteed to mesmerize kids with flying pirate ships, leaping crocodiles and ghostly mermaids. Gire also tells us about the fact-based police romance "Freehold" and the quirky, clever, maniac movie spoof "The Final Girls."


  14. Monsanto to cut 2,600 jobs, braces for worse-than-forecast resultsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com

    Monsanto unveiled plans to cut one-in-eight staff and slash up to $400m in costs as the seeds giant unveiled a bigger quarterly loss than Wall Street had forecast, and braced investors for a worst-than-expected performance ahead. The US-based group, which in August ditched plans to buy Swiss-based rival Syngenta, said that it was "over the next 18-24 months" to ditch 2,600 employees, out of a workforce the company says on its website is some 21,100 strong.


  15. Sighting of a solo bedbug shuts down another Peninsula libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    A single bedbug like this one shut down the Menlo Park Library, the third public library to close in as many weeks due to the pests. A third public library on the Peninsula was shut down because of bedbugs in as many weeks - this time due to a lone critter discovered in a Menlo Park branch Tuesday, officials said.


  16. Don't swat that hard-shelled stink bug: First, is it the beneficial or invasive type?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Marmorated stink bugs are an invasive insect that enter buildings during the fall and winter when they seek refuge from the cold. When there are no cobs on the corn or flowers on the dahlias, get the answers you need with Ask an Expert, an online question-and-answer tool from Oregon State University's Extension Service.


  17. Home and Garden calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    Jacksonville Farmers Market , dawn to dusk daily year round, 1810 W. Beaver St. Features local, organic, ethnic and specialty produce, along with other foods and agricultural products. 354-2821 or jaxfarmersmarket.com.


  18. Medical diagnosis: Will brain palpation soon be possible?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    If there is one technique used by the physician to explore the human body during every medical examination in order to make a diagnosis or prescribe further tests, it is palpation. By its nature, however, the brain cannot be palpated without using a highly invasive procedure , which is limited to rare cases.


  19. Gardening ticks all the boxes at Te Awamutu preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    At Rosetown Preschool in Te Awamutu, centre manager Sarita Betschart says their garden ticks all the learning boxes, whether the children are investigating insects, tending a worm farm and identifying birds. And the preschool's thriving vegetable and flower garden is all part of the fun.


  20. America's Big Six ProfileA Trip Through America's CrossroadsLearn...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Turkey Call

    At the heart of the NWTF Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative is a goal to conserve or enhance 4 million acres of critical upland habitat.