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I'll Bee There for You: Do Insects Feel Emotions? | Scientific American

I'll Bee There for You: Do Insects Feel Emotions? | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
These winged pollinators appear to have emotions, but it’s an open question whether they subjectively experience feelings
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Summer Safety: How to Avoid Bee-Swarm Attacks

Summer Safety: How to Avoid Bee-Swarm Attacks | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Hard as it may be to resist, do not swat at the bees that come at you
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Heat Waves, Droughts and Heavy Rain Have Clear Links to Climate Change, Says National Academies | Scientific American

Heat Waves, Droughts and Heavy Rain Have Clear Links to Climate Change, Says National Academies | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Connection to hurricanes, tornadoes, hail and wildfires less certain, according to extreme weather report
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What about Earth’s Microbiome? | Scientific American

What about Earth’s Microbiome? | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The latest temperature readings from Antarctica are giving the world pause, along with the finding that 70 percent of the western Antarctic ice shelf has melted. ...
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Wasps Are Our Friends: Part IV | Scientific American

Wasps Are Our Friends: Part IV | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When most people think of wasps, they imagine a stereotypically striped stinging insect. Such wasps are part of the family Vespidae, but they are, in fact, ...
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Oregano Oil Kills Norovirus—but Not Enough | Scientific American

Oregano oil cut numbers of the mouse version of norovirus 10-fold. Its active ingredient was better: a 10,000-fold reduction. But bleach achieves a million-fold reduction. Christopher Intagliata reports
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Farming a Toxin To Protect Crops, Pollinators and People | Scientific American

Farming a Toxin To Protect Crops, Pollinators and People | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Genetically modified crops that produce the pest-killing toxin Bt increase yields and reduce the use of noxious chemical insecticides. But like any powerful tool, they must be used responsibly
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Scientists Urge Preservation of Deep Ocean Coral Reefs | Scientific American

Scientists Urge Preservation of Deep Ocean Coral Reefs | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Deep water reefs are largely unexplored and unprotected
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Solving the Mysteries of the Human Condition Using Genetic Tools | Scientific American

Solving the Mysteries of the Human Condition Using Genetic Tools | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The University of Arizona Genetics Core (UAGC), located in the Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building on the UA campus, is home to rows of rectangular machines ...
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I'll Bee There for You: Do Insects Feel Emotions?

I'll Bee There for You: Do Insects Feel Emotions? | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
These winged pollinators appear to have emotions, but it’s an open question whether they subjectively experience feelings
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Ouch! An Interview with Entomology's King of Sting | Scientific American

Ouch! An Interview with Entomology's King of Sting | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Justin Schmidt’s book chronicles—in excruciating detail—the stings he has collected to understand insect socialization
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Winters Are Becoming More Rainy in the U.S.

Winters Are Becoming More Rainy in the U.S. | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Despite this weekend's cold blast, snow is shifting to rain in many states
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The U.S. Is a Country Divided by Seasons and Warming | Scientific American

The U.S. Is a Country Divided by Seasons and Warming | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Different states face different changes under global warming
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How Dads Influence Teens' Happiness

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The influence of fathers on their teenage children has long been overlooked. Now researchers are finding surprising ways in which dads make a difference
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How do you hibernate at room temperature? Eating ants might be the answer | Scientific American

How do you hibernate at room temperature? Eating ants might be the answer | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Eran Levin is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Arizona, and has previously written for my blog on the topic of how blacklighting works. Here ...
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The world at night – blacklighting: how it works and some amazing photos | Scientific American

The world at night – blacklighting: how it works and some amazing photos | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Eran Levin is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Arizona. His research is with hawk moths, but catching them means that he gets to see ...
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The Moth Hunters | Scientific American

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Bathed in violet light, two men search the white expanse of cloth, oblivious to their surroundings. Disoriented insects of various shapes and sizes swoop around the ...
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Millipede's 750 Wiggling Legs Snag World Record | Scientific American

Millipede's 750 Wiggling Legs Snag World Record | Scientific American | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
These 750-legged invertebrates also are known for their fused mouths and silk-producing back hair...
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