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'Jurassic Park' inspired new fossil insect book

The ' Jurassic Park ' movies inspired an enlivened interest in prehistoric insects and resulted in funding that enabled paleontologists and artists to collaborate on a new book depicting the most realistic insects from the time of the dinosaurs and before.


Related Topix: Science, Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Paleontology, Dinosaur, World News, Germany

4 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Mother of children shot during gunfight faces neglect charges

A 25-year-old Milwaukee woman is facing child neglect charges after police searched her house as part of a shooting investigation.


Related Topix: Science

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Insecticides Permeate U.S. Food, Water Supply

July 26--Nicotine-related insecticides widely used on crops are finding their way into the food we eat and the water we drink, two national studies published in the past two months have concluded.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Life, Fruits, Food, Honey

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

West Nile returns to North Jersey, with new concern

Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus have begun breeding in puddles and standing water around North Jersey, but state health officials say they also are concerned about the arrival of another mosquito-borne illness this year from travelers who have visited the Caribbean.


Related Topix: Passaic, NJ, Science

The Daily SuperHero

ANT-MAN: Michael Douglas Hints at an Unfortunate Accident For Janet van Dyne

Ant-Man is ready for principle photography to begin in Atlanta on August 18. Because of its production delay, the movie has lost three actors including: Patrick Wilson, due to overlap with another upcoming production he was already signed on for, along with Matt Gerald and Kevin Weisman being written out of the updated script.


Related Topix: Evangeline Lilly, Science

Officials: Pine beetle infestation not over yet

The latest survey shows more than 526,000 acres of pine trees in the state were infested with the beetle in 2013, officials told the Board of Land Commissioners.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Science, Steve Bullock, US Governors

USA Today

Got a spider bite? Most of the time no need to panic

An increase in spider-bite patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center here has created some concern - but not about an influx of brown recluse spiders in garages or bathroom cabinets.


Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Illinois, Science


Mother of kids shot in van charged with child neglect

The mother of the two children shot while sitting in their family's van has been charged with seven counts of child neglect.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Science

Science Daily

New species of mayfly discovered in India

Scientists have discovered a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along the west coast of India.


Related Topix: Science, Environment

CBC News

Mustard to battle against wireworms

As wireworms spread across P.E.I., costing potato growers millions of dollars by damaging crops, farmers are turning to a new rotation crop for the fight.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada

The Macon Telegraph

Kudzu that ate South heading north as climate changes

As the climate warms, the vine that ate the South is starting to gnaw at parts of the North, too.


Related Topix: Ohio, Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations, Agriculture, Science, Weather, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Comic-Con 2014: 'Boxtrolls' truck serves up delectable insects [video]

"The Boxtrolls," the upcoming animated film from Laika, features creatures who, among other things, eat bugs.


Related Topix: Science

Congleton Guardian

Transparent pesticide studies urged

Research into the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides - which have been linked to declines in bees - will be funded by manufacturers under Government plans MPs have raised concerns over Government plans to allow pesticide manufacturers to fund "critical" research examining the impact of their chemicals on bees.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture

Foster's Daily Democrat

Check pool filters for invasive beetles

New Hampshire residents with swimming pools are being asked to check their filters for an invasive insect that poses a serious threat to the state's forests and trees.


Related Topix: Science, Worcester, MA

The Raw Story

DR Congo's insect cuisine: nutritious and delicious

In Kinshasa's Gambela market shoppers can find insects for every occasion - from unctuous white weevil larvae for fancy dinners to crispy caterpillars and snacky termites that stick in your teeth.


Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Life, Food, Dining

Battle Creek Enquirer

Battle of the ash borer: Researchers looking to slow devastation...

To the east, the 1.1 million-square-foot W.F. Whelan Co. warehouse that used to be a Kmart distribution center.


Related Topix: Canton, MI, Science

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: 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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Apiculture, Environment, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Geckos' sexual odyssey saved

THAT was a close call. We were just a week away from being smashed by a solar flare in 2012.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solar Flare, Science

Mosquito's and Dogs

This summer has been buzzing with mosquito's and when you mix mosquito's with your canine friends it means one thing, "Heart- worms ".


Related Topix: Science

New York Post

The detective who saves NYC from swarms of bees

Fifty-miles-per-hour winds ripped through Fort Greene Park as Detective Specialist Anthony Planakis looked up at the tree in front of him.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Astoria, NY, Rego-Park, NY, Life, Food, Honey