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Zika Virus

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Information on Zika virus. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Press release: Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall Start Downtown Release of Friendly™ Aedes | Oxitec

Press release: Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall Start Downtown Release of Friendly™ Aedes | Oxitec | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
Oxitec and Piracicaba City Hall today start the release of Friendly™ Aedes mosquitoes in downtown Piracicaba, Brazil.
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A Biotech Evangelist Seeks a Zika Dividend

A Biotech Evangelist Seeks a Zika Dividend | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
A diverse biotechnology company hopes its genetically engineered mosquitoes can help stop the spread of a devastating virus. But that’s just a start.
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Could genetically engineered mosquitoes fight vector-borne diseases like dengue and Zika? | Genetic Literacy Project

Could genetically engineered mosquitoes fight vector-borne diseases like dengue and Zika? | Genetic Literacy Project | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
Can genetically engineering mosquitos control Zika and dengue? Field trials in Brazil may provide the answer.
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Zika Virus May be Linked to Surge in Rare Syndrome in Brazil

Zika Virus May be Linked to Surge in Rare Syndrome in Brazil | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
Brazilian officials said that Zika, a virus linked to brain damage in infants, may be causing an increase in the number of cases of Guillain-Barré, an autoimmune condition.
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Researchers Discover Key to Bee Vaccination

Researchers Discover Key to Bee Vaccination | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
When it comes to vaccinating their babies, bees don't have a choice -- they naturally immunize their offspring against specific diseases found in their environments. And now for the first time, sci...
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Mosquitoes Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places, Sort it Out Eventually

Mosquitoes Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places, Sort it Out Eventually | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
By Erin Weeks In the 1980s, public health officials and entomologists noticed a curious sea change in Florida. For centuries, the yellowfever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) had been one of the deadliest ...
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Predatory Wasp and Giant Walking Stick Among Top New Species for 2015

Predatory Wasp and Giant Walking Stick Among Top New Species for 2015 | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
By Harvey Black A nasty wasp and a giant walkingstick have been named to the annual Top 10 New Species for 2015. The list is compiled by taxonomic specialists under the auspices of the Internationa...
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Behold the Hippoboscidae: Bizzare Biting Flies that Give Live Birth!

Behold the Hippoboscidae: Bizzare Biting Flies that Give Live Birth! | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
By Meredith Swett Walker The Hippoboscidae, commonly known as “louse flies” or “keds,” are a family of rather bizarre flies that are probably more familiar to ornithologists, sheep ranchers, and eq...
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Tick Control & Management

Tick Control & Management | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
This is the mobile web application for ticks in Texas and Southern region of the United States.
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With Just One Queen, How Do Honey Bees Avoid Inbreeding?

With Just One Queen, How Do Honey Bees Avoid Inbreeding? | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
Like other social insects, honey bees live in colonies consisting mainly of closely-related members. However, high genetic diversity among the workers is important for the whole colony's survival b...
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Monitoring Ecological Change with Northern Beetles

Monitoring Ecological Change with Northern Beetles | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
  By Chris Buddle Beetles are among the most adored of all insects. They exemplify diversity, perform virtually all ecological functions, and they are beautiful. They capture our imagination a...
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Zika Virus

Zika Virus | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it

Information on Zika virus. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Press Release: FDA Publishes Preliminary Finding of No Significant Impact on Oxitec's Self-limiting Mosquito | Oxitec

EMBARGOED UNTIL 8.45AM ET, FRIDAY 11th MARCH, 2016 OXFORD, UK, 11th March 2016 – The US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA-
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Zika Exposes Environmentalists' Deliberate DDT Death Toll - Breitbart

Zika Exposes Environmentalists' Deliberate DDT Death Toll - Breitbart | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
The Zika virus outbreak is exposing a ghastly secret that the environmentalist movement wants hidden, even if the cost is more Zika-babies.
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Home - Zika Infection

Home - Zika Infection | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
The aim of this website is to provide a platform for sharing and developing research priorities, protocols, data capture systems alongside the latest epidemiology and clinical management information about Zika virus infection.
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Brazilian city expands use of genetically engineered mosquitoes to combat Zika, dengue - GENeS

Brazilian city expands use of genetically engineered mosquitoes to combat Zika, dengue - GENeS | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
A program to release genetically engineered mosquitoes as a way to control mosquito borne diseases has been expanded by the Brazilian city of Piracicaba and the British company Oxitec. The company produces engineered Aedes aegypti mosquitoes which are thought to be the main carrier of the Zika virus which is sweeping through South and Central America. Continue reading →
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Five Tried-And-True Ways Students Can Make the Most of Entomology 2015

Five Tried-And-True Ways Students Can Make the Most of Entomology 2015 | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
By Rebecca A. Schmidt-Jeffris Chair, Committee on Student Affairs As the national meeting of the Entomological Society of America approaches, students will begin creating posters and practicing the...
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Entomological Society of America Networks

Entomological Society of America Networks | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
Share the latest in insect science with colleagues around the world on areas of interest specific to you.
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Mass Extinction of Insects May Be Occurring Undetected

The majority of species in danger of extinction are humble insects, a new study argues. Up to 44,000 types of bug could have been lost during the last 600 years.
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Behold the Hippoboscidae: Bizzare Biting Flies that Give Live Birth!

Behold the Hippoboscidae: Bizzare Biting Flies that Give Live Birth! | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
By Meredith Swett Walker The Hippoboscidae, commonly known as “louse flies” or “keds,” are a family of rather bizarre flies that are probably more familiar to ornithologists, sheep ranchers, and eq...
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Exotic Fruit Flies Found for First Time in Los Angeles

Exotic Fruit Flies Found for First Time in Los Angeles | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
A group of researchers from the U.S. and Australia have announced the completely unexpected discovery of two exotic fruit flies in urban Los Angeles in a paper appearing in the journal PLOS ONE. Th...
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French Researchers Develop New Bed Bug Collecting Device

French Researchers Develop New Bed Bug Collecting Device | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
By Josh Lancette When I was growing up, my mom used to tell me, “Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.” As a child this greatly concerned me. I didn’t like the thought of bugs bitin...
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New Lucid Key to North American Rove Beetle Subfamilies

New Lucid Key to North American Rove Beetle Subfamilies | Insect Information and Keys | Scoop.it
Michael Ferro, Margaret Thayer, Alfred Newton, and Jong-Seok Park have created an interactive, online Lucid key to North American subfamilies of Staphylinidae, commonly known as rove beetles. One o...
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