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  1. Information integration and multiattribute decision making in non-neuronal organismsRead the original story

    5 min ago | CiteULike

    Decision making is a necessary process for most organisms, even for the majority of known life forms: those without a brain or neurons. The goal of this review is to highlight research dedicated to understanding complex decision making in non-neuronal organisms, and to suggest avenues for furthering this work.

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  2. Exposure to competitors influences parasitism decisions in ectoparasitoid fly larvaeRead the original story

    6 min ago | CiteULike

    Much theoretical work has been done regarding patch exploitation in insects and several mechanisms have been proposed to describe and predict behaviours under different situations. However, almost no theoretical framework has been developed for parasitoids with host-seeking larvae, even though similar selection pressures are faced by the female of hymenopteran parasitoids and the larvae of dipteran parasitoids.

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  3. Master gardener shares straw bale garden know-howRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ELLEN F. O'CONNELL / TIMES-SHAMROCK Penn State Extension master gardener Sandy Visintainer talks about straw bale gardening during a workshop held last week at Good Shepherd Church in Drums. Even though Sandy Visintainer is a master gardener with the Penn State Extension, she admitted that she doesn't always have the best results with vegetables.

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  4. Millions of GMO mosquitos could be released in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Recordpub.com

    Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

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  5. American Soybean Assn: Neonicotinoid Seed Treatment Critical For Certain OperationsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Agri Marketing

    AMERICAN SOYBEAN ASSN: NEONICOTINOID SEED TREATMENT CRITICAL FOR CERTAIN OPERATIONS Jan. 26, 2015 Source: American Soybean Assn news release In comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today, the American Soybean Association disagreed with the conclusions of a recent report from EPA that calls into question the efficacy of neonicotinoid seed treatments in soybean operations. In the association's comments, ASA President and Brownfield, Texas, farmer Wade Cowan pointed out that "...soybean producers use neonicotinoid seed treatments where they are needed and effective, and don't use them where not."

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  6. Bayer CropScience Launches Sivanto InsecticideRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Agri Marketing

    BAYER CROPSCIENCE LAUNCHES SIVANTO INSECTICIDE Jan. 26, 2015 Source: Bayer CropScience news release Bayer CropScience today announced that SivantoTM insecticide has received registration from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and will be available for the 2015 growing season. Sivanto precisely targets key damaging pests at multiple insect life stages-delivering rapid knockdown of sucking pests while helping safeguard beneficial insects-to prevent damage to plants and help minimize the spread of diseases from insect carriers.

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  7. Cheryl Kimball's Nature Talks: The beech tree is clearly her favoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UnionLeader.com

    Beech trees hang on to many of their leaves in the winter; dried leaves on groupings like these young trees make a chattering sound in the breeze.

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  8. Mens/Boys Roshe Run Junior Dark Blue Orange Sports ShoesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mortgage News Daily

    There's no nike running shoes word on when this Nike Air Max 1 shocks stores comes. Yet it looks like bronzine colorway that will be the new black, and we can't wait to see it applied to other models.

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  9. Release of DNA-altered mosquitoes awaits OKRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    ... a thorny issue for the general public," said Phil Lounibos, who studies mosquito control at the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory. Insecticides are sprayed year-round in the Keys' neighborhoods. But Aedes aegypti, whose biting females spread ...

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  10. Proposal to release mutant mosquitoes into Florida Keys stirs fears; NHL record set (10 Things to Know for Monday)Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set loose in a residential U.S. neighborhood. Dengue and chikungunya are growing threats in the U.S., but some people are more frightened at the thought of being bitten by a genetically modified organism.

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  11. Millions Of Genetically Modified Insects Could Be Set Loose In Florida KeysRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... a thorny issue for the general public," said Phil Lounibos, who studies mosquito control at the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory. "It's not even so much about the science - you can't go ahead with something like this if public opinion is ...

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  12. Southside's bed bugs bite backRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Evening Times

    A woman has spoken of her struggle after blood-sucking bed bugs forced her to flee her flat in Glasgow. One victim said she is now trying to "rebuild her life" after abandoning a rented property and all of her possessions.

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  13. Govt should stop trifling with UWIRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    ... ing with an institution that is supposed to be a source of great regional pride. Christopher K Starr Professor of Entomology (ret) via e-mail

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  14. Think Mosquitoes Bite You More Than Other People? Here's Why You May Be RightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... Webb, Clinical Lecturer and Principal Hospital Scientist at University of Sydney, and the Department of Medical Entomology have been engaged by a wide range of insect repellent and insecticide manufacturers to provide testing of products and provide ...

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  15. EDIT: Bitten By the BugRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

    There are a lot of strange news stories to come out of Florida, but this might be one of the strangest. There is about to be a mosquito invasion the likes of which Florida has never seen.

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  16. Recent Study: BioProspect Limited (BPO) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis ReviewRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Its projects include TERMILONE, a bioactive synergy of the Eremophilone compounds that causes the actual toxicological effect on the termites; Bioeffectives natural compounds, developed through a strategic partnership with Solagran Limited, which are extracted from the needles of various coniferous tree species for use in the animal nutrition, health, and agricultural markets; and Q-Cide, a natural insecticide used in controlling insects, including flies, mosquitoes, and ants. The company also intends to commercialize healthcare and skin care products in China.

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  17. Wildlife walk at Butte College is bird a story every few stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Bird watchers look for a rare species Saturday during a Snow Goose Festival field trip at Butte College in Butte Valley. Butte Valley >> Bird watchers may travel great distances to watch birds dance among the leafless winter trees.

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  18. Experts fight off swarms of enemies | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner

    ... gets too ripe as well, so we get a lot of those calls as well.'' Dating back to the late 1800s, DPIPWE's New Town entomology collection is the key to the operation's ongoing success. Most pests can be identified and managed using the collection. But ...

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  19. Authorities discover six Florida children living in house of filth...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Two dead in murder-suicide at crowded Manhattan Home Depot: Fired employee, 31, opened fire on 38-year-old supervisor before turning the gun on himself in middle of busy New York store Girl, five, dies from exact strain of flu she was vaccinated against as deadly epidemic continues to sweep across the U.S. despite high uptake of injections 'He seemed nervous... but he went along with it': Police reveal details of unseen video that shows 'escort injecting Google executive with lethal heroin overdose' aboard luxury yacht Parents of teen found dead inside rolled-up gym mat two years ago face JAIL for protest over the lack of information about his death Mom-of-five reveals how she learned to forgive and love again after her husband was shot dead by his lover's spouse - in affair she only learned about through his murder First girl to accuse Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse claims she was only ... (more)

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  20. White-nose syndrome is killing off millions of already endangered batsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Over 5 million bats have died across 19 states, due to white nose syndrome, or WNS, a fungus that infects cave dwelling bat populations. Now conservationists in Tennessee are testing out a new way to protect the bats from the debilitating fungus.... Many are not aware of the importance bats play in ecosystems worldwide.

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