Researchers plan first release of self-destructing insects on US soil – WDEF News 12

WDEF News 12 Researchers plan first release of self-destructing insects on US soilWDEF News 12ALBANY, N.Y. — Researchers in a New York cabbage patch are planning the first release on American soil of insects genetically engineered to die before they can reproduce. It's a pesticide-free attempt to control invasive diamondback moths, a voracious …

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5 Artists Who Turned Crazy Fetishes Into WTF Masterpieces

Everyone has something special that gets their motor running. For some people it’s feet, others enjoy a bit of bondage, and a select few can only get off while reading the intro sentence to an internet article. (PS: You’re welcome!) But no one hides their fetishes worse than artists, who are used to wearing their…

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Gardening in the Mountains emcees talk about advantageous insects – Mountain Xpress( blog)

Mountain Xpress (blog) Gardening in the Mountains hosts talk about beneficial insectsMountain Xpress (blog)Many insects are helpful in the garden and can be an integral part in your strategy to control plant pests. This presentation will focus on the identification of beneficial insects and ways to attract them to your garden, allowing some of the…

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Scientists Create Electric Circuits Inside Plants

Plants power life on Earth. They are the original food source supplying energy to almost all living organisms and the basis of the fossil fuels that feed the power demands of the modern world. But burning the remnants of long-dead forests is changing the world in dangerous ways. Can we better harness the power of…

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College Art Professor Challenges Students To Improve Insect Motels – Alabama Public Radio

College Art Professor Challenges Students To Construct Insect Motels Alabama Public Radio At the University of Wisconsin, some students are blending art and science to compose inns that might save vanishing insects. Susan Bence of member terminal WUWM clarifies. SUSAN BENCE, BYLINE: Every year, lecturer Katie Martin-Meurer watched her …

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How Floras Rely On Friendly Fungal Bodyguards

Two plants of the same species grow side by side. One is attacked by insects, one not. On an individual plant, some leaves get eaten, some not. This doesnt happen at random, but is caused by the fungi that live within the leaves and roots of the plant. Imagine you are holding a shoot of…

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Would a. 75 gallon fish tank be too small for a single whoosh cockroach?

They don’t need to be kept with other roaches, right? They’re joyous on their own? Too, is a heater required if my house is always around 75 ish?

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Cockroaches, Rat Holes, Improperly Stored Fish: NoVa Restaurant … – Patch.com

Patch.com Cockroaches, Rat Holes, Improperly Stored Fish: NoVa Restaurant …Patch.comFredericksburg, VA – From signs of pests and rats to eateries with spotless kitchens, check out the most recent restaurant inspections in the NoVa area.

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Hungry? Coloradans are praying bugs for dinner! – FOX3 1 Denver

FOX3 1 Denver Hungry? Coloradans are praying insects for dinner !~ ATAGEND FOX3 1 Denver Insectsa | yep, those creepy-crawly crawly beasts batch of us horror are rapidly turning into a thirst for tons of Coloradans. At least that’s what the Rocky Mountain Micro Ranch is experiencing. The facility is Colorado’s only edible insect farm.…

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Beset of armyworms threatens to strip southern Africa of key food cultivates

Experts at disaster find of 16 commonwealths reply pest has invaded fields of maize, a staple crop throughout the region Read more: www.theguardian.com

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