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  1. The Nikonians On Location #56 - Macro RingflashRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2009 | Nikonians News

    This time using a ringflash of the more classical type - for macro photography. The Metz Mecablitz 15 MS-1 is in reality two small flashes mounted on a ring, which rides in front of the lens.

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  2. Video Game Review: In 'XCOM 2,' Earthlings try to get the bugs outRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    When the aliens come - and they will - don't expect the government to save us. If you've ever watched "The X-Files," you know half of them are in cahoots with the invaders anyway.

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  3. Could we genetically modify ticks so they don't pass on Lyme disease? Maybe, but ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    The news that genetic modification of mosquitoes is being tested as a way to kill off the pests and stem the spread of diseases - an idea that is getting more attention because of the horrifying Zika virus - raises a question for us in New England: Why not use it to wipe out the ticks that spread Lyme disease? That's an interesting thought, said Alan Eaton, an entomology professor at the University of New Hampshire and the state's go-to guy when reporters have questions about insects. "I attended a meeting last month where people were looking at the genetics of the black-legged tick, in order to learn about variability and populations .

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  4. Spring - almostRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    On Groundhog Day, Feb. 2, 2016, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow. The local residents in the state of Pennsylvania then announced: "There is no shadow to be cast! An early spring is in the forecast!" Hopefully this year, the old myth of whether or not the groundhog sees his shadow as to predict when spring will arrive proves to be true.

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  5. Granite GeekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... Why not use it to wipe out the ticks that spread Lyme disease? That's an interesting thought, said Alan Eaton, an entomology professor at the University of New Hampshire and the state's go-to guy when reporters have questions about insects. (Ticks ...

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  6. A pterosaur revival at the Carnegie Museum of Natural HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The colossal Tropeognathus mesembrinus model, with a wingspan of more than 25 feet, soars overhead at the entrance to the Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs exhibition.

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  7. An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The compressible robot, CRAM, stands with a real cockroach. When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a cheap robotic roach.

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  8. Zika virus in the spotlight as US mosquito experts meetRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 680News

    The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in spots where water collects inside houses and yards, insect experts noted Monday at the opening of the American Mosquito Control Association's annual conference. Experts noted that while the Zika virus that has spread rapidly in Latin America may be new to the U.S, the two mosquito species known to carry it are not.

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  9. City votes to cancel APM Mosquito Control service contractRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Central Michigan Life

    The Mount Pleasant city commission unanimously voted to terminate its contract with APM Mosquito Control for mosquito control services at its Feb. 8 meeting. The possibility of cancellation was raised at the Jan. 11 meeting by commissioner Lori Gillis because of concerns she received from residents about the environment and public health because of inorganic mosquito control spray.

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  10. Marvel reveals brand new Wasp for upcoming Avengers teamRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    As the next batch of solicitations for upcoming comics become inevitable, Marvel Comics rarely misses a beat when it comes to promotions. The latest case in point is a first look at a brand new Wasp .

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  11. Centre inclusion boostRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    SCIENCE FUN: Discovery centre education coordinator Rachel Rayner, Amicus CEO Ann-Maree Davis and Bendigo Stadium CEO Jason Wallace. Picture: KIERAN ILES A tailored-made program for people with a disability is being developed by the centre in partnership with service provider Amicus.

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  12. Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Tribune

    President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad. Joe Conlon, technical adviser for the American Mosquito Control Association, discusses challenges associated with fighting the mosquito that carry the Zika virus during the association's annual conference in Savannah, Georgia, on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

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  13. The herbivore dilemma: How corn plants fights off simultaneous attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Corn seedlings are especially susceptible to hungry insect herbivores, such as caterpillars and aphids, because they lack woody stems and tough leaves. So what's a tender, young corn plant to do? A recent study by Professor Georg Jander's group at the Boyce Thompson Institute , finds that corn plants may make serious trade-offs when defending themselves against multiple types of insects.

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  14. Governor responds to Hawaii island dengue state of emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi declared a state of emergency today over the dengue fever outbreak on the Big Island. Gov. David Ige says his office supports Hawaii county's efforts to stop the dengue fever outbreak on the Big Island, but he's not ready to issue an emergency proclamation.

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  15. Hawaii Island Declares A Dengue Fever State Of EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    The move comes more than three months after the state Department of Health confirmed the first cases of locally acquired dengue , and less than a week after state and county officials defended the ongoing response against criticism that they had been slow to act. Much like Zika virus , dengue fever is a viral illness spread by mosquitoes .

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  16. Mosquito menace delays Air India flight by 2 hours at Mumbai airportRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Passengers of Air India flight AI054 to Kochi yesterday refused to fly as the aircraft was filled with an unbearable number of mosquitoes, which delayed the flight by almost two hours. This happened despite the Mumbai International Airport Ltd making efforts to fight the insect attack since two years.

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  17. Roach-like robots may help in disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC 27

    Joe Johnson's 3-pointer at the buzzer lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 105-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night. Carolina and New England are the early favorites at Nevada sportsbooks to win the 2017 Super Bowl, followed by the Seahawks, Packers and Ste This photo provided by PolyPEDAL Lab UC Berkeley, shows the compressible robot, CRAM with a real cockroach.

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  18. Bedbugs reported in some of NYC's swankiest hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Bedbugs have been reported in some of the city's swankiest hotels with a list that includes the Waldorf Astoria the Millennium Hilton and the New York Marriott Marquis. According to the Bedbug Registry, a nationwide database of bedbug reports and complaints, bedbug sightings in New York hotels have jumped more than 44 percent between 2014 and 2015.

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  19. Strange but trueRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Q: If you're not too "bugged" by big numbers, consider 10,000,000,000,000,000,000 - that's 10 quintillion, or 10 followed by 18 zeros. What's this all about? A: That's the number of insects alive on earth at any given time, according to Harvard entomologist Edward O. Wilson, as reported by James O'Donoghue in New Scientist magazine.

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  20. Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks...Read the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Corresponding author: Geoffrey M. Calvert, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC. Telephone: 513-841-4448; e-mail: [email protected] .

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