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Tiger beetle's chase highlights mechanical law

If an insect drew a line as it chased its next meal, the resulting pattern would be a tangled mess.

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Related Topix: Cornell University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

R & D

Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts

A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science, Ecology

NEWS.com.au

Bee crisis 'could cost billions'

FERAL bees have been all but wiped out in South Australia, putting the state's agricultural industry at risk, a Senate inquiry has heard.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Australia, World News, Life, Food, Honey, Cameras

Examiner.com

Death traps by seemingly harmless water bugs

Giant water bugs are a part of a family of insects known as Bolostomatidae where their size ranges from around half an inch to just over five inches.

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Related Topix: Science

Science, Industry and Business

Sibling cooperation in earwig families provides clues to the early evolution of social behavior

Looking at the question of how social behavior has developed over the course of evolution, scientists from the universities in Mainz and Basel have gained new insights from the study of earwigs.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Science, Apiculture

Horticulture

Garden at All Levels to Invite Birds and Beneficial Insects

To encourage more birds and helpful insects to reside in your garden, be sure to garden at all levels.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science

BBC News

What was the mysterious black ring in Leamington Spa?

A video of a mysterious black ring in the sky over Leamington Spa left people scratching their heads, and prompted a wave of speculation, writes Tom de Castella.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Science

Ely Standard

New messy play group is a hit with youngsters

Slimy spaghetti worms, cardboard caterpillars and clay creatures proved a bit hit with youngsters at a new messy play group last week.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Science

Gazette Series

Road verges to blossom as council plants 17 million seeds

Cllr Simon Pickering helping to plant some of the 17 million seeds on Stroud district's road verges in coming weeks In order to brighten up the area for residents and make it more welcoming for visitors, Stroud District Council will be sowing wildflower seeds on road verges around the district.

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Related Topix: Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bakery & Snacks

Dead insect findings prompt Nestle recall

Nestle said it was 'very concerned' to learn of a consumer complaint about a batch of its cereal in Greece containing dead insects.

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ABC News 4 Charleston

DHEC wants help collecting dead birds for West Nile tests

COLUMBIA, S.C. The state's health department is asking the public to help them track West Nile virus by submitting dead birds for testing.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Columbia, SC, Science

Canada.com

Bugging out for dinner

Dry roasted grasshoppers and other insects maybe the key to better nutrition for the world's undernourished and possibly even the next food craze if a group of entrepreneurs from McGill continue their success.Calgary Herald food writer Gwendolyn Richards met with two members of the team to learn more about their company and the plan to grow, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Nutrition, Marketing

The New Zealand Herald

Bolivia villagers use fire ants on alleged thieves

Bolivian authorities say Amazon villagers nearly killed two young men with venomous ants, tying them to a tree swarming with the insects for allegedly stealing three motorcycles.

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Related Topix: Science, Bolivia, World News

Canada.com

Two alleged thieves nearly tortured to death with fire ants in Bolivian Amazon

Bolivian authorities say Amazon villagers nearly killed two young men with venomous ants, tying them to a tree swarming with the insects for allegedly stealing three motorcycles.

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Related Topix: Science, Bolivia, World News

Iol.co.za

Alleged thieves tortured with fire ants

Bolivian authorities say Amazon villagers nearly killed two young men with venomous ants, tying them to a tree swarming with the insects for allegedly stealing three motorcycles.

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Related Topix: Science, Bolivia, World News

The Island Packet

Dragonflies subject of Coastal Discovery insect program

If it swims, flies, creeps or grows in the Lowcountry, you can find it in Untamed Lowcountry, a blog curated by managing editor Jeff Kidd.

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Related Topix: Science, Hilton Head Island, SC

Free Republic

Eat Your Bugs

You have to be careful not to overcook scorpions. The exoskeleton traps steam, and they're messy when they pop.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Science

Bellingham Herald

Grays Harbor: Shorebird festival celebrates annual spring migration

Every spring, the mudflats of Bowerman Basin are filled with thousands of migrating shorebirds as they stop to rest and build their food reserves at the Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge.

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Related Topix: Science, Quinault, WA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Star Online

Not extinct, yet: Survival tactics of a butterfly

A BUTTERFLY species whose population collapsed because of climate change and habitat loss has defied predictions of extinction to rapidly move to cooler climes and change its food plant.

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Related Topix: California

India Talkies

Romance with nature, circuses mark Pakistani fashion gala's ultimate day - Indiatalkies.com

Lahore, April 14: The concluding day of PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2014 Sunday was devoted to a romance with nature and life with designers like Zara Shahjahan and label Saira Shakira showcasing designs inspired by jungle flora and circuses respectively.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, World News, Science

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