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The Tiny Bugs That Take Serious Bites Out Of People

October 5th, 2017

During the late summer and early fall, people who enjoy spending time outdoors should prepare for invasions of minute pirate bugs. These insects are tiny, as they are only one fifth of a single inch in length. However, if a pirate bug bit you, then you would know, as their bite is known for causing…

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Insect Excrement Is Highly Beneficial In Many Aspects

October 4th, 2017

Insect Excrement Is  Highly Beneficial In Many Aspects Ever since elementary school we have learned about the benefits that some insects bring to the natural environment. It is important for people to know that insects are not our enemies, and that we humans could not survive on this planet without insects of all sorts. This…

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Researchers Are Planning To Fight Insect Pests By Analyzing Their DNA

October 3rd, 2017

Researchers Are Planning To Fight Insect Pests By Analyzing Their DNA Preventing crop damage caused by insect pests has always been a challenge for experts. This is due to the fact that arthropods are so numerous on this planet. Arthropods are essential for maintaining the delicate balance of the ecosystem. Some insects are beneficial to…

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The Spotted Lanternfly Is In America To Wreak Havoc

October 2nd, 2017

The spotted lanternfly was introduced to the United States back in 2014, and experts are still not sure how to reduce their population levels. These invasive insects are native to China, India, Vietnam and can be found in parts of southeast Asia. They were introduced to South Korea in 2006 where they caused significant economic…

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The West Nile Virus Is The Deadliest Mosquito-Borne Disease In California

September 29th, 2017

The West Nile virus is continuing to claim human lives across the United States, especially in the state of California. Eight people within the state have now died from the virus this year. An eighty four year old woman named Julie Shepherd was the latest victim of the West Nile virus in California. Shepherd was…

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Fuzzy Spider “Paws” Have Gone Viral

September 28th, 2017

People don’t generally think of spiders as cute, but close up shots of hairy spider “paws” have been circulating the Internet lately and gone absolutely viral. People are sending these pictures around social media like they’re the best thing since sliced bread, and many croon over the fuzzy feet, comparing them to the paws of…

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Researchers Finally Learn How The African Tsetse Fly Drinks Blood From Mammals

September 27th, 2017

It has long been known that the African tsetse fly (ATF) spreads a disease known as sleeping sickness, but that is not all. This fly’s bite is described as one of the most painful insect bites in the world. Despite the abundance of research that has been conducted concerning the disease that this fly causes…

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A Malaria Vaccine May Be Available Within A Couple Of Years

September 26th, 2017

A Malaria Vaccine May Be Available Within A Couple Of Years We have all heard of malaria and we are thankful that we do not have it. As far as mosquito-borne diseases are concerned, malaria may be the most deadly of them all. Malaria has been devastating certain regions of the world for a long…

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Bank Lenders Are Paying More Attention To Termite Damage In Homes

September 25th, 2017

Bank Lenders Are Paying More Attention To Termite Damage In Homes Many of us are either living in our own home, or are hoping to someday buy a home. Raising children as a homeowner is a simple and common desire for most young people. Everybody wants a piece of the American dream, but something you…

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Tomato Hornworms Are Insect Pests That You May Want To Avoid Killing In Some Cases

September 20th, 2017

Tomato Hornworms Are Insect Pests That You May Want To Avoid Killing In Some Cases If you take pride in your gardening skills, then you may have heard of the dreaded tomato hornworm. These “worms” are, in fact, large caterpillars that can devastate your tomato garden. These insect pests feed on any type of plant…

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