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1 hr ago | 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.


5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Science

6 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Elk Point, SD

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Science, Canada

14 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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

Tiny drones catching up with hummingbirds - nature's hovering marvels

The hot, dry weather has Vancouverites out catching some rays at beaches around the city.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Stanford University, Science / Technology, Robots

Alabama Live

Cage-free eggs: Cracking the code

Eggs used to be so simple. Shoppers could choose between extra-large or medium and brown or white.


Related Topix: Life, Meat, Chicken, Science, Food Science

'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

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

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