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20 min ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Tri-State has similar insect to China's record breaker

China just broke the world record for the largest aquatic insect. The insects may not look like the ones flying around here, but we do have our own equivalent that you can find around creeks and streams in the Tri-State.

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Related Topix: Science, World Records, Mount-Saint-Joseph, OH

4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Russia loses control of lizard sex satellite

At this very moment, a Russian satellite full of geckos - having sex - is floating around in space - and mission control has lost the ability to control it.

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Related Topix: Science

8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Radar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi River

This July 20, 2014 photo provided by the National Weather Service in LaCrosse, Wis., shows a massive swarm of mayflies captured on radar as they emerge from the Mississippi River and drift north with the wind.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science, La Crosse, KS

11 hrs ago | WCAV

Lawn Chemicals May Stay in Body for "Years, Even Decades"

The pesticides you use on your lawn to get rid of weeds and insects are part of a $10 billion-a-year industry.

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Related Topix: Science, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Showtime Networks, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

16 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Ohio again testing for West Nile virus

COLUMBUS: The state of Ohio is again testing mosquitoes for West Nile virus after the program became a victim of federal budget cuts last year.

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Related Topix: Science

20 hrs ago | The Compass

A rare find

It turned out to be a Hummingbird Clearwing moth, a special moth that is most commonly found in the United States.

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Related Topix: Science, Canada,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KIMA

Actor Morgan Freeman becoming beekeeper

Actor Morgan Freeman is preparing to become a professional apiculturist after deciding to house 26 hives of bees on his Mississippi estate.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Apiculture, Science, Recreational Vehicle, Honey, Life, Food, Entertainment

Science Daily

Corn and soy insecticides similar to nicotine found widespread in midwest U.S. rivers

Insecticides similar to nicotine, known as neonicotinoids, were found commonly in streams throughout the Midwest, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Environment, Agriculture

Bellingham Herald

Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines

Every year since 2010, they've watched one outbreak after another of the California fivespined ips, a little brown bark beetle that likes to feast on ailing pine trees.

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Related Topix: Washington, Science, Skamania County, WA, Klickitat County, WA, Clark County, WA, White Salmon, WA

Weekly Packet

Plants and pollinators star in tour of Island Heritage Trust and historical society gardens

A small crowd gathered on the grounds of the Island Heritage Trust and the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society on Thursday, July 17, to tour the gardens and learn about the Island's plants and the insects that pollinate them.

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Related Topix: Science, Home Gardening, Home, Apiculture

Truro Daily News

Weather conditions on the side of flesh-rending horsefly

The pesky, oversized flies that buzz around your head before landing on your body and taking a chunk out of your skin are having a baby boom because of ideal weather conditions, said local entomologist Eric Georgeson.

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Related Topix: Weather, Science

Science Daily

Vasculature of the hive: How honey bees stay cool

Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work together to maintain temperatures within a narrow range.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Tufts University, Theater, Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NBC Chicago

Gruesome Details on Mortuary Bodies

Officials have released disturbing details about the conditions of eight decaying bodies found inside a Fort Worth funeral home earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Science

CBC News

More than half of Ontario bees died during harsh winter

About 6 out of 10 of Ontario's bees died following the harsh winter, a rate three times that of other provinces.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Canada,

KOLD-TV Tucson

Your Week in Music: Shania Twain says adieu to Vegas

The residency was a time that she calls a "rediscovery for my love of performing" after a multi-year hiatus from music.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, Shania Twain, Country, George Harrison, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Science

TheStreet.com

Bayer Battles New Insecticide Research Affecting 20% of Sales

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Science

The Escapist

Gigantic Insect Nightmares are Made of Found in China

If you're the kind of person who squirms whenever you see larger than normal insects, then this bit of news might give you nightmares.

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Related Topix: Science

The Daily Record

Toddler's mum tells how tiny graze could be fatal for daughter...

BRAVE toddler Isla Todd is battling a rare and incurable condition that causes her feet and legs to swell up dangerously.

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Related Topix: Science, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Science Daily

Law of physics governs airplane 'evolution': Constructal law explains ...

Researchers believe they now know why the supersonic trans-Atlantic Concorde aircraft went the way of the dodo -- it hit an evolutionary cul-de-sac.

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Science Daily

Radio frequency ID tags on honey bees reveal hive dynamics

Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Science / Technology, RFID News, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL

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