Pet expo showcases rare amphibians and insects – South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post Pet expo showcases rare amphibians and insectsSouth China Morning PostPet expo showcases rare amphibians and insects. more details. 0 SHARES. 1/9. 1/9. A big-headed tortoise (left) is seen at the Premium Pet Supplies Expo. A girl poses for a photo with a ball python. Photo: Nora Tam. A diamondback terrapin on…

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Insect-enriched bread: Great for protein and growing spore-forming bacteria – Food Dive

Insect-enriched bread: Great for protein and growing spore-forming bacteriaFood DiveAdding 10% or 30% cricket powder to wheat flour resulted in bread with a higher nutritional profile, with more fatty acid composition, protein content and essential amino acids, Italian researchers found. The study demonstrated that "edible insects …

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This Insect-Sized Flying Robot Is Powered by Lasers

In 1989, two MIT artificial intelligence researchers made a terrifying prediction. “Within a few years,” wrote Rodney Brooks and Anita Flynn, “it will be possible at modest cost to invade a planet with millions of tiny robots.” Their paper “Fast, Cheap and out of Control: A Robot Invasion of the Solar System,”, argued that small,…

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Insects dominate as CSIRO names 200 new species – The RiotACT

The RiotACT Insects dominate as CSIRO names 200 new speciesThe RiotACTDr Bryan Lessard, of CSIRO's Australian National Insect Collection, said describing and naming species within the scientific framework known as taxonomy was a critical starting point for protecting the nation's biosecurity and managing its natural …

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Interactive Globe Lets You See What The Earth Looked Like 600 Million Years Ago

Ever wondered how the surface of the Earth has changed over the millennia? Wonder no more. Developers at Northern Arizona University have built a website called “Ancient Earth Globe”, which displays a rotating Earth suspended in a star-filled universe. To see what the Blue Planet looked like from space at any given geological period, users can use the…

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America’s lepers: the status of women trapped in a vicious repetition of exploitation

Caught in a pattern of prostitution and incarceration, they are among the most vulnerable women in the US, trapped in a system that few can escape Kate had spent three years behind bars at Lowell Correctional Institution, Florida’s largest women’s prison, when the letters from Richard Rawls started to arrive. Men had written to Kate…

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How Bed Bugs Drink Your Blood

Growing up your mothers might have told you that adorable old-time enunciating “sleep tight, don’t gave the bed bugs bite, ” but the reality of bed bugs isn’t so cute. They’re tiny so that they are able to sneak into your residence through cracks or on other people’s robes. Each female bed bug can lay…

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Kangaroo Island insects need great protection – The Islander

The Islander Kangaroo Island insects need great protectionThe IslanderThere are some rare and fantastic insects on Kangaroo Island that need greater recognition and protection in South Australia, according to KI entomologist Dr Richard Glatz. South Australian endangered species legislation currently does not recognise …

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What the moorland fuel means for wildlife

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption It is currently the nesting season for red grouse The fire near Saddleworth Moor now spans over seven square miles, and local residents have been evacuated from some of the worst affected areas. But what does it mean for the wildlife that rely on the moor? “It couldn’t…

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This ‘AH’S Theory Connects The Ballot To Killer Clowns& We’re Screaming

AHS: Sect hasn’t even premiere yet and we’re already shaking in our boots. If jesters give you the major heebie-jeebies, let’s just say you’ll probably want to cover at the least one of your eyes while aria in. The seventh installment appears to be sending in the clowns in a big mode this season, and…

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