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  1. 98 new species of beetles discovered in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Washington Post

    These are the 98 new species of Trigonopterus plus T. amphoralis , a species lost since 1922. There's an old story that gets tossed around about evolutionary biologist J.B. Haldane on the origin of what would become one of his favorite phrases.

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  2. FMC Corporation: A Transformation Play With The Possibility Of A TakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    The company's recent addition of Cheminova and the divestiture of their alkali chemicals division will increase their agricultural chemicals business to about 75 percent of sales. The company's latest acquisition shows the company's increased focus on their higher margin chemicals businesses, and moving away from lower margin commodity businesses.

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  3. Dewey LoSasso on Schnebly's New Dining Concept: Like a Campus of Food, Wine, and BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Miami New Times

    The chef, who has worked at kitchens including The Forge and his own North 110, says the he and winery founder, Peter Schnebly have been toying with the idea of working together for a decade. "Peter and I have been friends for 11 years and have always talked about doing something like this that is literally farm-to-table.

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  4. This 'stick bug' robot named Hector will help study movement over terrainRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    The funny part was that the researchers from Bielefeld University, motion captured a real stick insect walking and climbing, with the help of the little balls that are often seen attached to actors when they make CG movies, in order to design the robot, the Verge reported. The demo video released online shows that the robot can move all six legs independent of one another, and each limb can alter its movement while already in motion if it detects any potential collision.

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  5. 7 food trends you'll see in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post and Courier

    If next year at this time, you're swiping millet bread through the last of your rabbit with horseradish sauce, I'm reserving the right to say I told you so. Now is the time of year when restaurant folks start issuing their predictions for 2015 food-and-beverage trends.

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  6. How do you get rid of black soot on dwarf gardenias? Dan Gill's mailbagRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NOLA.com

    QUESTION: Can you recommend a treatment for black soot that is covering the leaves of my dwarf gardenias? I also noticed an infestation of mealybugs on the under surface of the leaves. Is the black soot the result of the mealybugs? Any help is greatly appreciated.

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  7. Meet Hector, the robotic BUG: Mechanical stick insect scales...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    When the Lions stopped roaring: Haunting new photos of Michigan's once-great Silverdome reveal how it has been left to rot since Detroit's football team left NY police told not to make arrests unless absolutely necessary and 'avoid people looking for confrontation': Cops across U.S. are put on high alert after NYPD murders 'You want some of this?' How NYC cop killer threatened Con Ed workers who attempted to tackle him after murder 'We don't believe in vengeance, we just forgive': Family of slain NYPD cop FORGIVES cold-blooded assassin saying 'he is in the hands of God now' 'Get on the floor!': Passer-by captures the chaos in the Brooklyn subway station after police enter in pursuit of cop killer EXCLUSIVE: Pictured - The Veterans Affairs officer ex-girlfriend of double cop killer who he gunned down in Baltimore hours before cold-blooded execution in New York CEO of a timber management ... (more)

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  8. Angie's List 3 Smart Winter HiresRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    If you've been putting off that bathroom or kitchen remodel, now may be the perfect time to do it. Angie Hicks from Angie's List says, "The winter is typically the off-season for contractors, especially around the holidays and heading into the first of the year.

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  9. This African family have a simple dream - to have a good life...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    This African family have a simple dream - to have a good life together. Could you help make that a reality? While Tanzania might be famous for Kilimanjaro - Africa's highest peak - and game parks such as the Serengeti, more than half of the population do not have enough nutritious food to eat.

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  10. Insect lover ditches turkey for creepy-crawly Christmas feastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Pictured - The Veterans Affairs officer ex-girlfriend of double cop killer who he gunned down in Baltimore hours before cold-blooded execution in New York 'Watch what I'm going to do': How cop killer told two passersby to follow him on Instagram before executing two officers as it's revealed he had been arrested 19 TIMES and even his mom was scared of him 'Get on the floor!': Passer-by captures the chaos in the Brooklyn subway station after police enter in pursuit of cop killer 'We don't believe in vengeance, we just forgive': Family of slain NYPD cop FORGIVES cold-blooded assassin saying 'he is in the hands of God now' Chilean socialites who were cleared of enslaving their nanny in New York are trapped on a luxurious Italian vacation after border officials refuse to let them back on US soil over their 'human trafficking past' NYPD officer suspended after he was caught on ... (more)

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  11. Beetle trackers hunt for 'hitchhikers'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In a wooded residential area off Route 122, a team of foresters and entomologists took turns looking through a scope at a small hole in the bark of a maple, maybe 55 feet up. Everyone agreed the damage came from a bird, probably a woodpecker, and not the Asian longhorned beetle.

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  12. Smart winter hires that could save you moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    With the holiday rush and cold weather creeping in, it can be easy for homeowners to slip into hibernation and forget about home maintenance. But now is actually a great time to cross off some items on your to-do list.

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  13. Coffee beans: sex haven for tiny beetlesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    According to researchers from the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil, tiny beetles, which are native to Africa, indulge in carnal activity in coffee beans. "Kinky sex takes place in many coffee beans before they are roasted," Discovery News reported.

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  14. Mosquito season at its peakRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily News

    Quinton Harasemchuk, at Kamloops Golf and Country Club, uses Off mosquito repellant to keep the pesky bugs off while working on the course. Photograph By Keith Anderson Quinton Harasemchuk, at Kamloops Golf and Country Club, uses Off mosquito repellant to keep the pesky bugs off while working on the course.

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  15. Syngenta Introduces Clariva PN Seed Treatment For SugarbeetsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    SYNGENTA INTRODUCES CLARIVA PN SEED TREATMENT FOR SUGARBEETS Dec. 22, 2014 Source: Syngenta news release Syngenta will offer Clariva pn seed treatment nematicide on select nematode-tolerant sugarbeet varieties for 2015 planting. A complement to nematode-tolerant varieties, Clariva pn will be available to growers in areas with high nematode pressure.

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  16. Sniffing Out Anxiety In Rattled RatsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    Plenty of critters use chemicals to communicate. These chemicals, known as pheromones, can signal everything from raising an alarm to a readiness for romance.

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  17. Properly caring for Christmas treesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    It's that time of year again. The magic of Christmas abounds. One of those things that bring the spirit of Christmas home is the traditional Christmas tree.

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  18. Ninety-eight new beetle species discovered in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Ninety-eight new species of the beetle genus Trigonopterus have been described from Java, Bali and other Indonesian islands. Museum scientists from Germany and their local counterparts used an innovative approach for rapid collection of biodiversity data to beat the fast rates of extinction and disappearance of rainforests.

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  19. 221 new species described by the California Academy of Sciences in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    In 2014, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added a whopping 221 new plant and animal species to our family tree, enriching our understanding of Earth's complex web of life and strengthening our ability to make informed conservation decisions. The new species include 110 ants, 16 beetles, three spiders, 28 fishes, 24 sea slugs, two marine worms, 9 barnacles, two octocorals, 25 plants, one waterbear, and one tiny mammal.

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  20. Variety is the spice of humble moth's sex lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A small brown moth has one of the most complex sex lives in the insect world, new research has found. The twilight courtship rituals of the gold swift moth can be seen in summer across northern Europe and Asia, from the British Isles to Japan.

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