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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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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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In Big Cities More Insects And Spiders Live Indoors Than Outdoors

November 1st, 2018

Not long ago, researchers in North Carolina conducted the first ever study that explored indoor insect and spider populations. The study found that insect and spiders populations within houses are much larger than previously assumed, and all houses contain a significant amount of insects and spiders of many different species. Also, it turns out that…

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How Did Civil War Soldiers Avoid Eating Insect-Infested Foods?

October 31st, 2018

Serving as a soldier in any war seems like a nightmare, and this is especially true for wars fought decades ago when casualty rates were dramatically high on all sides. Avoiding enemy fire in the midst of war seems challenging, but surprisingly, many soldiers from past wars had to worry about their food more than…

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Which Insects Are Most Resilient To The Agricultural Practices That Are Killing Off The World’s Insect Populations?

September 27th, 2018

For well over a decade, researchers have been aware of the global honey bee crisis. It has been conclusively demonstrated that honey bee populations, and many other types of bees, have decreased significantly over the course of only a few years. So far, the decrease in bee populations is being blamed on colony collapse disorder.…

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Hundreds Of Insects Found Infesting Store-Bought Broccoli

May 25th, 2018

Hundreds Of Insects Found Infesting Store-Bought Broccoli The threat of insect pest infestations to our homes is bad enough without having to worry about encountering creepy-crawlies in private businesses. Unfortunately, many insect infestations that are found within private businesses do occur where food is served, produced or processed. For example, it is not uncommon for…

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One Country Has A Novel Solution To Their Decrease In Pollinating Insect Populations

May 17th, 2018

One Country Has A Novel Solution To Their Decrease In Pollinating Insect Populations For at least the past decade, experts have been concerned about bee population.. For the past several years, numerous studies have confirmed and undesirable decrease in bee population numbers around the world, and this crisis is not just affecting bees. Other pollinating…

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A New Device Can Identify Particular Insects Through Subtle Differences In Vibration

February 9th, 2018

A New Device Can Identify Particular Insects Through Subtle Differences In Vibration Can you tell the difference between the vibrations that are produced when an ant crawls and the vibrations that are produced when a termite crawls? Of course there is no way that any human could sense these excessively subtle vibrations. However, this may…

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