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1 hr ago | KKTV

Pine Sawfly Outbreak Reported South Of Denver

The Colorado State Forest Service says the pine sawfly, a native insect that defoliates ponderosa pines, has reached "epidemic" levels south of Denver.

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Related Topix: Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, El Paso County, CO, Elbert County, CO, Douglas County, CO, Franktown, CO

5 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Pulling ragwort affects insects

Ragwort has been implicated in the poisoning of horses and other grazing animals, though poisoning is actually much rarer than people realise and generally occurs when ragwort has been cut within a hay crop and fed to animals.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

9 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

T&A grant helps give youngsters the beekeeping bug with schools project

With the honey bee population dwindling due to natural factors such as the unseasonal wet summers we have suffered in recent years, and the threat of the varroa mite which has wiped out 47 per cent of colonies in Yorkshire over the past five years, the need for education is now.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Life, Food, Honey

12 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

A lot is riding on finding culprit in honeybee deaths

There are many suspects, but one has become the focus of scientists and regulators worldwide.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Environment

14 hrs ago | Science Daily

Oldest rove beetle in the Omaliini tribe found in French amber

Scientists have discovered and described a rove beetle that is the oldest definitive member of the tribe Omaliini that has ever been found in amber.

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Related Topix: Science

19 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Insects help investigators solve crimesInsects help investigators...

They're creepy. They're slimy. But tiny bugs that may make your skin crawl, are making it easier in some cases to solve crimes.

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Related Topix: Science, Tampa, FL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Observer

CWC to hold family - Insect Adventure' on Saturday

The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy will hold an "Insect Adventure" family event on Saturday at its Ball Creek Preserve on Old Bridge Road in Stow.

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Related Topix: Science, Chautauqua, NY, Stow, NY

KWBU-TV Waco

When China Spurns GMO Corn Imports, American Farmers Lose Billions

For a while there, China was the American farmer's best friend. The world's most populous nation had so many pigs and chickens to feed, it became one of the top importers of U.S. corn and soybeans almost overnight.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

Inventor Spot

Want This Incredibly Cool Insect Killing Night Light?

If there is one battle we all engage in every year it is the one with those nasty, pesky biting insects.

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Related Topix: Science

The Economist

Entomology: It's gotta bee me

SOCIAL insects are often dismissed as slaves to the collective mind of the hive.

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Related Topix: Science, Apiculture, Home Gardening, Home

The Fresno Bee

Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

The Oakland Tribune reports about 13,000 pounds of plantains and jackfruit were donated to the zoo Wednesday after the fruit truck overturned on Interstate 580.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Science

GPB.org

What Somebody's Mummy Can Teach You About Heart Disease

Eduard Egarter-Vigl and Albert Zink sample Italy's mummified iceman for genetic analysis in November 2010.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Smoking, Science, Irvine, CA

Pest Control

J.F. Oakes: XLure (R.T.U.) Fabric Insect Trap

The new XLure Ready To Use Fabric Insect Trap features multiple pheromones for webbing, casemaking and brown house moths, as well as the varied and black carpet beetle species.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

North Shore News

Fire ant problem still plaguing North Vancouver

A fiery insect intruder continues to invade parks and gardens on the North Shore but for now, the problem is not spreading.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Science Daily

Decades-old amber collection offers new views of a lost world: Tiny grasshopper encased in amber

Scientists are searching through a massive collection of 20-million-year-old amber found in the Dominican Republic more than 50 years ago, and the effort is yielding fresh insights into ancient tropical insects and the world they inhabited.

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The Olympian

Marianne Binetti: Gardening lessons from the Danube

Summer travel means you can glean gardening tips from all over the world. This summer, we organized a tour that included a river cruise on the Danube.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science

Ag Professional

Nutra-Flo's two new products fight corn rootworm resistance

Growers have new choices when selecting insect control and crop nutrition products for next planting season because of two innovative new products from Nutra-Flo.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Elk Point, SD

The Winnipeg Free Press

Cut mosquito-fogging buffer zones: Steeves

Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves vowed on Tuesday to get tough on Winnipeg's most annoying insect -- the mosquito.

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Related Topix: Science, Canada

Business Journal

Study: An insect-infested 'megalopolis' will stretch from Raleigh to Atlanta by 2060

That's according to a new study by the Department of Interior's Southeast Climate Science Center and North Carolina State University that calls for "significant" changes to land development in order to thwart what scientists fear could be an ecological nightmare.

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Related Topix: Science, North Carolina State University

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Respect insects during summer

Submitted photoBees are just one of the insects that individuals should keep from upsetting during the summer months.

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Related Topix: Science, tick, Health, West Virginia, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Malaria

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