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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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A Rare White Squirrel Was Spotted In A US Neighborhood | Bug Busters USA

February 24th, 2017

A Rare White Squirrel Was Spotted In A US Neighborhood White squirrels are exceptionally rare, but they do exist. Some people may have heard of albino squirrels, or albinism in general, but white squirrels are not albino. Although genetics is responsible for both cases of colorlessness, albino squirrels have pink eyes, whereas white squirrels do…

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First Ever Insect To Physically Possess A System Of Gears

December 28th, 2016

An interesting garden insect moves with the help of a set of mechanical gears. That sentence may sound strange, but researchers believe that they have found the first ever insect to a physical constitution that operates in a fashion similar to mechanical gears. We are all aware of the mechanical gears that make engines operate,…

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How To Prevent Insects From Invading Your Home

September 14th, 2016

Nobody likes seeing bugs in their home, but according to one entomologist, keeping bugs entirely out of people’s homes is an impossibility. According to Jeff Whitworth, an entomologist, people will always have to deal with bugs in their homes, but one way to reduce the number of bugs that we see in our homes is…

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Wasps Use Spider Silk To Patch Wounds

August 11th, 2016

A type of wasp that is native to Finland has adapted to make clever use of spider silk. The genus known as Clistopyga lays its eggs inside the dead bodies of jumping spiders. This seems like a strange place to lay eggs, but it turns out that wasps don’t have much to choose from when…

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Which Bugs Bites You Should Worry About

July 27th, 2016

For the most part bug bites are just an annoying nuisance. They itch like crazy, and you might get a swollen red bump, but you’re not going to die. However, there are some insect bites you do want to avoid, especially with the increase in insect population that came with the warm and humid summer…

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Dinosaur Ants vs Trap Jaw Ants | MONSTER BUG WARS

June 28th, 2016
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Thank God This Insect is Extinct

June 2nd, 2016

The Meganeura looks like a dragonfly only it is, or was, enormous.  Its wingspan was as long as seventy five centimeters.  And back in prehistoric times this insect was likely so large that it was likely the maximum size allowable by the environment at its time. Today the oxygen level in the atmosphere is twenty…

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You Would Not Believe How Crazy Insect Sex Can Be

May 19th, 2016

I would hate to see an insect version of the Kama Sutra since nearly all insects mate in seemingly torturous and overall unpleasant ways.  It would be reassuring to find at least one insect penis that does not look and act like a torture device, and why do all those female insects have to kill…

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