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3 hrs ago | BayStreet.ca

New Nontoxic Insecticide That Is A Safe Ant Spray In The Kitchen

After seeing ants invade his kitchen Dr. Peter Achutha developed a cheap, simple, safe and nontoxic ant spray that can be used in the kitchen Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / ACCESSWIRE / April 23rd, 2014 / Dr. Peter Achutha of Peter Publishing has discovered a new nontoxic safe ant spray and insecticide.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

7 hrs ago | Scientific American

Giant Tusked Insect Saved from Extinction

Twice a week, John Platt shines a light on endangered species from all over the globe, exploring not just why they are dying out but also what's being done to rescue them from oblivion.

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Related Topix: Science

12 hrs ago | Farmington Hills Observer

Giant portrait in Pakistan gives face to drone victims

Artists are giving a face to drone strike victims in Pakistan with a giant portrait of a young girl.

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16 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Frank Lloyd Wright tower opens for public tours

The 15-story tower at SC Johnson's headquarters in southeastern Wisconsin is regarded as one of the country's most important examples of cantilevered architecture.

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Related Topix: Science, Spring Green, WI

20 hrs ago | The News

You don't have to be a beekeeper to help rebuild depleted bee populations

Bees are pulling a disappearing act. Honeybees are vanishing from their hives. Bumblebee numbers have crashed so radically that some species are believed extinct.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture

21 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

Earth Day's beginnings rooted in 1970s activism

U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie , author of the 1970 Clean Air Act, addressed an estimated 40,000 to 60,000 people at Earth Day in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Activism, Environmental Law, Law, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News

Yesterday | Noozhawk

Karen Telleen-Lawton: Whale Feces Yield Big Clues for Marine Biologists

One of my favorite cartoons, by retired cartoonist Gary Larson , is about canine poop.

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Related Topix: Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Spring cleaning safety tips

While doing their spring cleaning, families will use a wide range of products that can cause accidental poisonings, an expert says.

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Related Topix: Science

Fortune

An MBA in less than 400 pages?

Can you really pack a two-year, $250,000-curriculum in a single book? Author and longtime Fortune columnist Stanley Bing sets out to do exactly that in If the concept strikes you as preposterous, a peek inside will do little to dispel your doubts.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science, Oakland, CA

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Yardsmart: Gardening for avian pest control

Birds are the Godzillas of your garden. At least that's how an inchworm sees a sparrow as she swoops down to gobble it up and carry to her nestlings.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Daily Camera

Boulder County plans for emerald ash borer attack

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Times-Call's series Take Two revisits people or situations about which we have written previously.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Longmont, CO, Science, Hygiene, CO

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Master Gardener Plant Clinic is Open

The Haywood County Plant Clinic is now open for business. Master Gardeners are available to answer questions about lawns, vegetables, flowers, trees, and ornamental plants; disease, insect, weed, or wildlife problems; soils and fertilizers; freeze and frost damage; and cultural and chemical solutions to pest problems.

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Related Topix: Science

Vail Daily News

High Altitude Gardening: Make your yard organic

Lori Russell recommends to never use insecticides on your lawn. Most insects, like bees, are beneficial to a healthy garden, she says, and that there are also better organic methods for insect control.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science, Apiculture, Life, Food, Vegetables

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Post-Standard

Growing food and eating local keeps us grounded

Learning what food grows where I live has given me a new understanding of the interconnectedness of people to our environment.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science, Syracuse, NY, Vitamin C, Supplement, Opinion

Bellingham Herald

Bee colonies damaged after almond pollination

Some believe pesticides used on almond orchards could be sickening or killing the bees, the Sacramento Bee reported Sunday .

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Related Topix: California, Science, Apiculture, Agriculture, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Gawker

Female Cave Insects With Penises Have Sex for 40-70 Hours

In an excellent new discovery in Brazil, insects of the Neotrogla genus who live in caves have been discovered with completely role-reversed genitalia .

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Redwood Times

Bee-ing mindful: Students learn how to move honeymakers into new hives

A Bayside farm was audibly abuzz on Saturday afternoon as instructor Garrett Brinton showed students how to transfer a honeybee colony into a hive without upsetting tens of thousands of winged, stinger-packing insects.

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Related Topix: Bayside, CA, Science, Apiculture, Agriculture, Humboldt County, CA

Daily World

Combat fire ants with various methods

Warmer weather brings life to our landscapes -- including fire ants. Fire ants are most active when soil temperatures begin to warm up, said LSU AgCenter entomologist Alan Morgan.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science

Bradenton.com

Lovebugs are back in Florida, but how long will they last?

Like the sun rising and setting, lovebugs are a part of nature that are not going away, at least not in Florida and in the Gulf Coast states where they settled in years ago by accident, coming on ships from Mexico and South America.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Bradenton, FL

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Asian beetles threaten livelihood of Maine's American Indians

Basket makers say the emerald ash borer, the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America, is on a collision course with Maine's oldest cultural art form.

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Related Topix: Maine, Waterville, ME, Science, Agriculture, Penobscot, ME

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