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  1. Are Your Home's Air Ducts on Your Spring Cleaning Checklist?Read the original story

    11 min ago | Market Wire

    Whether you are looking out your window at a blanket of snow or a grove of palm trees, March is the month when spring finally arrives. And traditionally, this is the time when homeowners begin to make a list of spring cleaning chores to prepare for warmer weather ahead.

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  2. U-Md. seeks stink bug donations for eradication researchRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Baltimore News

    Entomologist Galen Dively said Friday he needs the insects for an eradication study. The reason is ironic: His research colony of 13,000 bugs died.

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  3. Missouri Angler Catches 140-Pound State Record PaddlefishRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | California Game and Fish

    Andy Belobraydic III landed a massive 140-pound, 9-ounce paddlefish last Saturday at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Mo., after battling the fish for nearly 30 minutes. His catch bests the previous 139-pound paddlefish state record also caught at Table Rock Lake in 2002, the Missouri Department of Conservation confirmed Monday.

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  4. Would consumers eat animals fed on insect protein?Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | FoodNavigator

    Last year, a majority of respondents said they would eat chicken, fish or pork from animals fed on an insect-based diet. An EU-funded project is conducting a survey to find out if consumers feel comfortable eating animals that have been fed on insect protein.

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  5. Fairytales and flowersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dudleynews.co.uk

    As families enter the wonderful world of Disneyland Paris with its quirky characters, pink castle, fairytale lands and breath-taking parades, few will notice the quality of the plants, the precision cutting of the lawns or the carefully clipped topiary. Yet the gardens in this famous resort are vital to recreate the theme in each zone, from the prickly cacti, yucca and tamarind in the Arizona desert of Frontierland, to the exotic-looking palms and bamboos in Adventureland, and piano-key topiary and manicured hillside lawns next to Sleeping Beauty's pink castle.

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  6. Report: Diversity of New England plant life is threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... back as the botanical journals of famous naturalists such as Henry David Thoreau. Douglas Tallamy, a professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware who was not involved with the study, said the estimate that 31 percent of ...

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  7. Shailene Woodley loves eating bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evil Beet Gossip

    Shailene Woodley seems to have really taken to her role as Hollywood's hippie forest nymph and isn't at all concerned about coming off as bizarre or downright ridiculous, which kinda makes me like her more. Homegirl is legit committed to her ~off the grid~ lifestyle .

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  8. Ebola Antibodies in Zambia Bats Match West African VirusRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    A study, conducted by scientists including Hokkaido University's Professor Ayato Takada and published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases last week, found the transition of the antibodies for the virus family that includes Ebola coincided with flare-ups in humans from 2005 to 2013. Data for 2014 is still being analyzed.

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  9. Ancient 4-Eyed Predator Wielded Wicked Toothy ClawsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Live Science

    A newly discovered Cambrian predator with a wicked set of arms under its four-eyed face reveals that early arthropods were experimentalists when it came to using their limbs. The marine creature, now called Yawunik kootenayi , lived 508 million years ago during the Cambrian Period , when the major animal groups and complex ecosystems first appeared in the fossil record.

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  10. Are Tools for Tweaking Embryonic Cells Ethical?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Live Science

    This article was originally published on The Conversation . The publication contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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  11. Good News! This Tiny Plastic Ninja Is Here To Protect YouRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Refinery 29

    It's rare that an email makes me laugh out loud, but the person who wrote the pitch for the Ninja Gnome must be a comedian. What is this product, exactly? A small, plastic ninja figurine that "gives your garden a ninja feeling."

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  12. Book Review: DragonfliesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scientific American

    Van Dokkum is an astronomer with a passion for dragonflies. When he is not imaging distant objects in the cosmos using some of the world's most powerful telescopes, he produces close-up photographs of one of the universe's smaller inhabitants: the dragonfly.

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  13. Shailene Woodley Likes to Eat What!?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | People

    "I've eaten ants and that was great. And June bugs, that was great," Woodley, 23, told Nylon in a behind-the-scenes video on set of her cover shoot.

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  14. Get an early start with current gardening trendsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    Today's gardeners have different priorities than they did a generation ago. Our focus has shifted to these three trends: growing-your-own, container gardening and growing an environmentally responsible garden.

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  15. Gary Bachman: Crape myrtle bark scale has arrived in the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    It seems that crape myrtles face a lot of dangers this time of year.Many still face "crape murder," or being butchered by having their branches improperly cut off at the same place every year. A novice gardener sees a so-called "professional" landscape company do it, so they think they need to cut their own crape myrtles in the same way.

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  16. Earth Lady: Jeepers, creepers, here come the Spring PeepersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newms360.com

    To create the "peeping" sound, the male spring peepers have prominent vocal sacs, which can be blown up and deflated like a balloon. On an evening in early March the Earth Lady will venture out onto her front porch and take delight in listening to the male, amphibian chorus of Spring Peepers reverberating from the nearby bog.

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  17. Bee pesticide study furore is called a 'scandal'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Scientist

    Do neonicotinoid pesticides kill bumblebees? We still don't know, but the latest research is alarming - and casts doubt on the integrity of science. One of the UK's top bee researchers this week claimed that a study quoted two years ago by UK ministers to justify opposing a European Union ban on neonicotinoids actually shows that the pesticides can harm the insects.

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  18. Choreographing a Response to Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    Dancing about climate change makes about as much sense as painting Op art compositions to give stock tips. Or crafting a steel sculpture that instructs viewers how to renew their driver's licenses.

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  19. This weird giant shrimp-like predator prowled our oceans long before the dinosaurs arrivedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Long before the first dinosaur or even this giant killer newt , a weird shrimp-like creature prowled the oceans with unusual toothed claws. It resembles an enormous silverfish - wingless household insects that feed on clothing and wallpaper - and sheds light on the origins of spiders, crabs and beetles.

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  20. 30 never-before-seen species of flies discovered in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... array of different things that are important to helping our ecosystem function," said Brian Brown, curator of entomology at the museum and a phorid fly expert. Some phorids prey on insect pests, others eat fungi, and still others eat decaying ...

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