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5 min ago | Outblush

Insect Shield Dog Blanket

Everyone in the neighborhood adores your dog... including the bugs. You'd feel better about letting him outside more if you knew the ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes wouldn't try to bite and make house on him.

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1 hr ago | ECNmag

Museum specimens, modern cities show how an insect pest will respond to climate change

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that century-old museum specimens hold clues to how global climate change will affect a common insect pest that can weaken and kill trees - and the news is not good.

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Related Topix: Science, North Carolina State University, Global Warming, Raleigh, NC

4 hrs ago | Psychology Today

Squash Rackets

Earlier this year, the Huffington Post reported the case of 28-year old Sara Zamora , a woman from Florida was arrested following her appearance in a zoosadistic fetish video entitled SOS Barn .

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8 hrs ago | Science Daily

Cannibalism may contribute to successful invasion by harlequin ladybirds of new habitats

The cannibalistic behavior of native and invasive populations of the Harmonia axyridis ladybird have been the focus of recent study.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Maldonandburnham Standard

Top businessman is killed by a bee sting

A LEADING businessman who was at the forefront of one of Southend's biggest companies has died from a bee sting.

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Click2Houston

Are mosquito control chemicals killing bees in Montgomery County?

Aug. 26, 2014: Some Montgomery County residents are worried about the effect new aggressive mosquito control tactics are having on beneficial insects like bees.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Montgomery County, TX, Conroe, TX

Click2Houston

Are mosquito control chemicals killing bees in Montgomery County?

NEITHER WAS WEARING A LIFE JACKET. CONCERNS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY TONIGHT ABOUT THE IMPACT OF AGGRESSIVE EFFORTS TO KILL MOSQUITOES THAT CARRY THE DEADLY WEST NILE VIRUS.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Montgomery County, TX, Conroe, TX

Current in Carmel

Asian longhorned beetles making their way to Indiana trees

According to local park naturalist and Zion Nature Center manager Mindy Murdock, the Asian longhorn beetle is just one member in the current onslaught of non-native insect species to hit the United States that pose severe impacts to our native forest habitat as well as local industries.

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Enfield Independent

Welcome to the jungle

David Herrington, 65, of Dunholme Road, has seen his garden turn into a jungle and a dumping station after being left open to attack when his front gate was stolen two years ago.

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ABC News

Bees Aren't the Only Pollinators You Can Attract

The dramatic loss of honeybees to changing land use, viruses and pesticides is alarming, and they are irreplaceable as pollinators.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, Agriculture

CTV

Beaconsfield to fight emerald ash borer with Tree Canada donation

Tree Canada has donated a biopesticide that will be used to treat at least 75 trees, part of a larger plan to prevent the destructive insects from infesting the city's trees.

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Detroit Free Press

Trees can be the answer to flooding in metro Detroit

The Greening of Detroit is a nonprofit that assists neighborhood groups in planting trees, urban agriculture and more.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Weather, Science, Opinion

Wimbledon Guardian

Nature Notes: Insect migration

Sitting on a Dorset beach on a warm August day,I became aware of an occasional large white butterfly flying in fast from the sea,carrying on up the beach and finally homing in on the cliff face vegetation.

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Related Topix: Science, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Bertha

NewsTarget.com

Neonicotinoids and pyrazoles are killing off honeybees, scientists discover

New insights into how crop chemicals are annihilating honeybees have emerged out of Brazil, where researchers say they've identified the mechanics behind bee-killing pesticides like fipronil and imidacloprid .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Chemistry, Apiculture

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Washington Times

EPA Destroys Coal Industry Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Global temperatures haven't risen in 18 years. The nine years since a Category 3 hurricane or stronger hit the United States is the longest period since 1900.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science

Science Daily

Zombie ant fungi 'know' brains of their hosts

A parasitic fungus that reproduces by manipulating the behavior of ants emits a cocktail of behavior-controlling chemicals when encountering the brain of its natural target host, but not when infecting other ant species, a new study shows.

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The Fairfield Ledger

Ash tree killer confirmed in Story County

The state Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship said Monday that the latest infestation means 13 counties have confirmed cases of the insect, which destroys the ash tree species over a period of years.

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Related Topix: Story County, IA, Agriculture, Science, Story City, IA

Ag Professional

Prevathon insect control now available for dry bean crops

DuPont Prevathon insect control powered by Rynaxypyr has received United States Environmental Protection Agency registration for foliar use on dry bean crops, including dried shelled peas and beans.

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

RedOrbit

Early Jurassic Basal Mammals Were Specialized...

Image Caption: The Early Jurassic basal mammals, Morganucodon and Kuehneotherium, hunting their prey on the small island they shared in what is now Glamorgan, southern Wales.

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Science Daily

Evolutionary history of honeybees revealed by genomics

The first global analysis of genome variation in honeybees has been revealed by scientists.

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Related Topix: Apiculture

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