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The Worst Places to be Stung? Ask This Guy | National Geographic

Famous for inventing the Schmidt Pain Index, entomologist Justin Schmidt’s new book reveals the history of insects’ most feared defense.
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Meet the Man Who Got Stung for Science | Cool Green Science

Meet the Man Who Got Stung for Science | Cool Green Science | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Justin Schmidt has been stung by an astounding array of bees, wasps and ants. And he’s here to tell the story.
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Fargo man dies after being stung 1,000 times by bees in Arizona park

Fargo man dies after being stung 1,000 times by bees in Arizona park | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Alex Bestler of Fargo was walking in Usery Mountain park near Mesa AZ when he and a friend were suddenly attacked by thousands of bees.
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PestWeb | Man dies after being stung by bees more than 1,000 times in Arizona park

PestWeb | Man dies after being stung by bees more than 1,000 times in Arizona park | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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‘Covered with bees, and a swarm pursuing’: Man dies after being stung more than 1,000 times in Arizona park | Washington (DC) Post

‘Covered with bees, and a swarm pursuing’: Man dies after being stung more than 1,000 times in Arizona park | Washington (DC) Post | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Arizona, in particular, has been a hotbed of bee attacks.
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Stung By 83 Different Insects, Biologist Rates His Pain On A Scale Of 1 To — OW!

Stung By 83 Different Insects, Biologist Rates His Pain On A Scale Of 1 To — OW! | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Biologist Justin Schmidt has traveled all over the world looking for bugs ... and getting stung by them. He documents his travels/travails in his new book The Sting of the Wild.
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This Guy Got Himself Stung 1,000 Times For Science—Here’s What He Learned

This Guy Got Himself Stung 1,000 Times For Science—Here’s What He Learned | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A new book reveals what it’s like to be stung by nearly 100 species of insect, and some of the secrets of things that sting
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Stung for Science: Meet the Man Who Measures Pain

Stung for Science: Meet the Man Who Measures Pain | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In a new book, researcher Justin Schmidt recounts the worst insect stings he has ever suffered in the name of science.
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UA researchers working to predict spread of Zika virus

UA researchers working to predict spread of Zika virus | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Major question: Can Zika can be transmitted from a female mosquito to its eggs?
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Integrated brown stink bug control in western cotton

Integrated brown stink bug control in western cotton | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
“We want our economic analysis to encompass all important aspects of an IPM program, including bio-control,” says Peter Ellsworth of the University of Arizona.
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Researchers use artificial evolution to combat insect pesticide resistance | April 28, 2016 Issue - Vol. 94 Issue 18 | Chemical & Engineering News

Researchers use artificial evolution to combat insect pesticide resistance | April 28, 2016 Issue - Vol. 94 Issue 18 | Chemical & Engineering News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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Why This Animal's Pee Smells Like Hot Buttered Popcorn

Southeast Asia's bearcat has a movie-theater aroma, but it's not the only animal that smells like snack foods.
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Desert Museum offers Cool Summer Nights

Desert Museum offers Cool Summer Nights | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Looking for a fun, educational and different way to spend a Saturday night? The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s series of “Cool Summer Nights” continues through Sept. 3, offering a variety of
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Man dies after being stung more than 1,000 times in Arizona park

Man dies after being stung more than 1,000 times in Arizona park | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What was supposed to be a short and easy hike ended in tragedy Thursday morning when a young man died after being stung more than 1,000 times by bees in an Arizona park.
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Bee swarms: What you need to know to stay safe

Two bee swarms Thursday, one near Mesa and one in north Phoenix, left one man dead and another hospitalized.
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Man dies after being stung by bees more than 1,000 times in Arizona park

Man dies after being stung by bees more than 1,000 times in Arizona park | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
What was supposed to be a short and easy hike ended in tragedy when a young man died after being stung more than 1,000 times by bees in an Arizona park.
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Death by 1,000 Stings: Bee Swarm Kills Hiker in County Park | Phoenix New Times

Death by 1,000 Stings: Bee Swarm Kills Hiker in County Park | Phoenix New Times | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Maricopa County sheriff's deputies say 23-year-old Alex Bestler and a friend were hiking Merkle Trail when a swarm of bees attacked unprovoked
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Cool Summer Nights 2016 - Tucson, AZ

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Cool Summer Nights 2016 - Tucson, AZ | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Tucson, AZ:  Beat the Arizona heat and enjoy a family-friendly outing during our popular Cool Summer Nights. So what makes these Saturday evenings so enchanting? The stu
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UA receives grant for Zika virus research

UA receives grant for Zika virus research | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The National Science Foundation just awarded the University of Arizona with a $200,000 Rapid Response grant that aims to help predict outbreaks of Zika virus.
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PestWeb | What’s the Most Painful Sting? An Interview with ‘the King of Sting’

PestWeb | What’s the Most Painful Sting? An Interview with ‘the King of Sting’ | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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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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Insect Resistance: New Bt Protein Holds Promise – DTN

Insect Resistance: New Bt Protein Holds Promise – DTN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Thanks to a revolutionary new technique developed in a Harvard lab, Monsanto scientists are working to rapidly produce Bt proteins designed specifically to defeat insects that have evolved resistan…
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Integrated brown stink bug control in western cotton | Western Farm Press

Integrated brown stink bug control in western cotton | Western Farm Press | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
In 2011, the telephone in the Arizona Pest Management Center at the University of Arizona (UA) started ringing. Farmers and pest control advisors (PCAs) from Central Arizona and along the Colorado River on the Arizona-California border were reporting elevated levels of brown stink bugs (BSB) in Upland cotton.
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Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds | CNN

Bedbugs are drawn to certain colors, study finds | CNN | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The next time you're packing for a trip, you might want to reach for your brightest-colored luggage. It could help keep bedbugs away.
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