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Pests and Allergies

July 28th, 2017

Bug Busters USA recommends the following tips for safeguarding homes against pests that cause asthma and allergies: Keep food sealed and stored properly, and clean kitchen floors and counters daily. Dispose of garbage regularly and store in sealed containers. Seal cracks and holes in homes, including entry points for utilities and pipes and in screen […]

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Insects Could Be Used For Drug Testing Trials Instead Of Animals

July 12th, 2017

Insects Could Be Used For Drug Testing Trials Instead Of Animals When it comes to medical tests, or more specifically, drug safety tests, researchers often use a variety of different mammals. These mammals include monkeys, rats, mice and dogs, but this is only naming a few. Using mammals to test drugs before they are marketed […]

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Rusty-Patched Bumblebee Is Nearing Extinction In The United States

July 3rd, 2017

The rusty-patched bumblebee was a common sight around large portions of the United States just twenty years ago, but now it looks as though this bee may become extinct sometime soon. This bee is the first of its species to become endangered. As a result of climate change and habitat loss, this once thriving bee […]

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Termites Help To Support An Entire Ecosystem

June 13th, 2017

When you picture African landscapes you probably picture a vast region of desert with a bit of vegetation spread throughout. African savannahs are dry regions with patches of vegetation in random areas. These savannahs make up entire ecosystems that support numerous types of animal life. However, savanna-dwelling animals would not survive the harsh landscape if […]

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How Do So Many Foreign Insect Pests Arrive In America?

June 6th, 2017

How Do So Many Foreign Insect Pests Arrive In America? The United States is full of insect-pests. Many of these pests are not native to North America, but they still wind up on American soil. This is almost exclusively due to international shipping. Many invasive-insects from all around the world, most notably Asia, arrive in […]

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An Asian Insect Pest Could Destroy Beautiful Plant Life In The Southern US

February 20th, 2017

Crape myrtles are nice looking ornamental flowering plants that form a big part of how many people picture the beautiful landscapes that can be seen in the Southeastern United States. These flowers are planted both privately and commercially for their attractiveness in the southern US states. Sadly, this flower is now becoming endangered as a […]

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Voles Console Each Other – Evidence of Animal Empathy

January 25th, 2017

A recent study on voles revealed that when one vole is distressed, other voles will immediately begin to console their stressed buddy for a good ten minutes. This leads scientists to argue that this is a sign that animals, or at least voles, can experience empathy. Many are quick to shoot down this claim, but […]

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Why You Should Never Have a Raccoon as a Pet

January 24th, 2017

Raccoons don’t normally come to mind when I think of animals people keep as pets, but apparently a number of people out there think that having a raccoon for a pet would be fun. Let me stop you right where you are, and tell you that is a very bad idea, so just forget about […]

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Lyme Disease Has Been Found In Nine US National Parks

January 23rd, 2017

Lyme disease causes a near perpetual flu-like state with varying degrees of severity, so it is tragic when we hear about people becoming infected with this disease. However, it is nice to know that the ticks responsible for spreading Lyme disease only exist in the upper Midwestern and northeastern portions of the United States. Well, […]

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Woman Suffers Heart Attack In Response To A Spider Attack

January 20th, 2017

Everyone has been told repeatedly by experts that spiders cannot cause death, except in very rare circumstances. That may very well be true, but the fact is, people do indeed die in response to spider bites, even if the spider bite itself, or the venom, did not cause death. A woman had just finished celebrating […]

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