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Archive for January, 2019

Why Are So Many Paramedics Finding Bedbug infestations?

January 30th, 2019

Why Are So Many Paramedics Finding Bedbug infestations? It is no secret that bedbugs are becoming more and more problematic for all people around the world. Many people over the age of forty can remember a time when bedbugs were not an issue at all. Hopefully, at some point in the future bedbugs will cease…

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Termites Are The Most Selfless Insects In Existence

January 29th, 2019

Termites Are The Most Selfless Insects In Existence There is no doubt that we humans appreciate selfless behavior when it is coming from others. However, it is hard to deny that selfish behavior often wins out over altruistic behavior in our own everyday lives. For example, if a fire starts inside of a building, you…

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Ants Invaded And Damaged The Internal Machinery Of A Cutting Edge Telescope, Which Caused A Power Outage

January 28th, 2019

It is common knowledge that certain types of foods attract insects. Anybody who has ever eaten outside during the summer months can tell you that flies and ants will not hesitate to sneak a few bites of your food. Even when people are indoors, ants, flies and other types of insects will gravitate toward sweet-tasting…

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Insects That Are Categorized As “Generalists” Are The Most Intelligent

January 28th, 2019

Insects That Are Categorized As “Generalists” Are The Most Intelligent There are many blog articles on the internet about insect intelligence. Many of these articles attempt to argue in favor of one group of insects as being the most intelligent of all insects. Many people are interested to know just how smart some bugs can…

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Bug Busters USA Reminds homeowners that pest proofing is still important in winter season

January 25th, 2019

With warm weather pests like mosquitoes and bees less active in the relatively colder winter season across the country, many homeowners may feel their pest-proofing duties are done until springtime, but that is not the case. Bug Busters USA is working to help educate the public on the importance of pest proofing throughout the seasons,…

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A Raccoon That May Have Been Carrying A Disease Attacked And Bit An Elderly Woman Before Attacking A Dog

January 23rd, 2019

Rabies is a disease that affects humans and domesticated dogs and cats. The disease is spread through saliva contracted from the bites inflicted by numerous types of wildlife including raccoons, opossums, foxes, and bats. According to officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than 59,000 people die from rabies each year worldwide.…

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An Invasive Drywood Termite Species May Make Its Way Into The USA

January 22nd, 2019

Most drywood termite species come from the Cryptotermes genus. This particular genus has been studied extensively and the drywood termites of this genus are the most economically significant of all drywood termites, as they are known for causing extensive damages to both crops and structures. So far, experts have documented a total of 69 Cryptotermes…

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Insects Are Being Used To Create An Edible Oil That Is Similar To Olive Oil

January 21st, 2019

Insects Are Being Used To Create An Edible Oil That Is Similar To Olive Oil The use of insects for manufacturing purposes is nothing new. Some of our favorite beverages and foods contain insect parts, and even the makeup that many women apply to their faces on a daily basis contains insect parts. Although you…

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The Unusually Abundant Amount Of Feces Produced By This Termite Species Can Be A Slipping Hazard To Humans

January 18th, 2019

In the United States, and most other countries in the world, subterranean termites inflict far more damage to manmade structures than both drywood and dampwood termite species. But one particular drywood termite species, Cryptotermes brevis, is the most frequently introduced termite species in the world. In other words, no other termite species has traveled to…

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Which Genus Of Subterranean Termite Is Most Abundant In The USA?

January 17th, 2019

There exists around three thousand documented termite species inhabiting the world today, and most of these species exist in the tropical regions of South America, Africa and Asia. Surprisingly, a very small percentage of these species are damaging to structures, but unfortunately, the relatively small amount of termites that dwell in the temperate United States…

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January 2019