Weapons of Bug Destruction Wall Street Journal Bugs are a serious threat for the U.S. military, often carrying diseases that can affect combat readiness. The Navy Entomology Center for Excellence in Jacksonville, Fla.
Mythology tells of a fire-breathing Chimera that once stalked Lycia, a region in what is now the southern coast of Turkey. A recently discovered species of scorpion from Lycia falls short of the Chimera in the terror department.
Citizen Matters, Bangalore (blog) From Shrieks to Smiles – about the good insects Citizen Matters, Bangalore (blog) I realized the changes in my feelings towards the insect kingdom when all I did was walk back and place the leaves back gently at...
Don't Let Pests Ruin Your Holiday Cheer Regional News As homeowners begin spreading holiday cheer, the National Pest Management Association encourages them to also be cautious to ensure they aren't also spreading seasonal pests.
'Gifts in kind' bring some strange things to U Bemidji Pioneer "They've enjoyed learning about Minnesota's natural world, and so they somehow want to give back." About five years ago, a leading entomologist gave the university about 83,000 small...
Researchers have identified some of the underlying physics that may explain how insects can so quickly recover from a stall in midflight—unlike conventional fixed wing aircraft, where a stalled state often leads to a crash landing.
WUFT Near-Endangered Butterfly Reintroduced At Florida Museum Of Natural History WUFT The butterfly specimens used in the project are bred and held in two laboratories on UF's campus: the Special Projects Laboratory at the Florida Museum of Natural...
Building Better Homes for Bumblebee Queens KQED As an assistant professor of entomology, Golick leads a research project called Bumble Boosters, which is equally intent on learning more about bumblebees, promoting the biological and pollination...
SunHerald.com Black widow's not bad, she's just drawn that way SunHerald.com Tim Lockley, a specialist in entomology, is retired from a 30-year career as a research scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Made in St. Louis: Metal artist creates insects and plants STLtoday.com I use insects and plant forms in my sculptures. My pieces are all metal. Rarely do I incorporate a different material. Do you work with painted metal?
Beetles, cockroaches, and ants will have a harder time walking on facades or air conditioners in the future - thanks to the bio-inspired, anti-adhesive surfaces Prof. Dr. Thomas Speck, Dr. Bettina Prüm, and Dr. Holger Bohn are developing together with the Plant Biomechanics Group of the University of Freiburg. The team studied plant surfaces in order to determine what influence cell form and microstructure as well as surface chemistry exert on the adhesion behavior of insects.
Good luck? Or good riddance? Ladybug invasion reported at Mid-South homes WMC-TV "A lot of times, they'll get inside a wall or inside a house and multiply or be in multiple numbers and that presents an issue because you don't want a whole lot of...
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