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"ZOMBIES" ACCEPTED HERE

Infected 'zombie ants' face no discrimination from nest mates PENN STATE Carpenter ants infected with a specialized parasitic fungus are not subjected to aggression or isolation from their ...
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USING COCKROACHES TO TRAIN ROBOTS

Can a cockroach teach a robot how to scurry across rugged terrain? Bug research paves the way for search-and-rescue and exploration tasks JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY When they turn up in family pantries ...
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SLAMMING PHONY BED BUG TREATMENT

Marketer That Deceptively Advertised Bed Bug Treatment Admits Violating FTC Order; Will Be Barred from Bed Bug Product Sales and Pay $224,356 for Consumer Refunds Commission files contempt motion ...
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MALARIA PARASITE'S PACKED WITH CODED GENETIC STUFF

Malaria parasite packs genetic material for trip from mosquitoes to humans Have RNA, will travel PENN STATE The parasite that causes malaria has not one, but two, specialized proteins that protect its ...
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LIVING INSIDE OF CICADA INSECTS

University of Montana publishes research on unusual gene evolution in bacteria Researchers make discovery at the cellular level to help understand the basic processes of all life on our planet The ...
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ZIKA VACCINE TRIALS

Good news from trio of phase one Zika vaccine trials SLU researcher led clinical trial to examine effects of different vaccine doses SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY ST. LOUIS -- In early results published in ...
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TERMINEX FINED FOR USE OF ILLEGAL PESTICIDES

Terminix Companies Sentenced for Applying Restricted-Use Pesticide to Residences in the U.S. Virgin Islands Terminix International Company LP (TERMINIX LP) and U.S. Virgin Islands operation Terminix ...
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E-CIGS MAY IMPACT HEART

E-cigarette vapor slows heart rate in mice AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION Electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) such as e-cigarettes, affect heart rhythm and cardiovascular function in mice, ...
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READY FOR RAT ACADEMY?

Dear Friends, Summer brings warm weather, sunny days and some much needed leisure time. Unfortunately, the summer season also brings a significant increase in rodent sightings. Please join me and the ...
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TICKED ABOUT TICKS?

SCHUMER: LYME-CARRYING TICKS – SOME ALSO INFECTED WITH RARE, POWASSAN VIRUS - ARE ATTACKING CENTRAL NEW YORK; SENATOR URGES FEDS TO STOP MOVING AT SNAIL’S PACE TO IMPLEMENT ...
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POOR HAVE MORE MOSQUITOS

In urban Baltimore, poor neighborhoods have more mosquitoes Identifying hotspots is essential to managing mosquito-borne disease Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies IMAGE: Senior author Shannon LaDeau ...
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FIGHTING INVASIVE SPECIES

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $1.7 Million Awarded for Invasive Species Rapid Response and Control Across New York 35 Municipalities, Not-for-Profits and Institutions Statewide Awarded Grants to ...
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FIGHTING EPA OVER PESTICIDE

A.G. Schneiderman Leads Legal Challenge Against EPA Over Toxic Pesticide Six Attorneys General Move To Intervene In Lawsuit Over Chlorpyrifos – Common Pesticide That Harms Children’s ...
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WINGED SERPENT?

Fossil 'winged serpent' is a new species of ancient snake, Penn doctoral student finds University of Pennsylvania IMAGE: The Zilantophis schuberti is a newly identified snake species found in ...
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USING CRAB SHELLS TO FIGHT MALARIA

Can crab shells provide a 'green' solution to malaria? Study shows how a mixture of chitin and silver nanoparticles inhibits growth of mosquito larvae Springer A non-toxic mixture of ...
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CURING DIABETES IN MICE?

UT Health San Antonio team cures diabetes in mice without side effects Technique increases types of cells in pancreas that make insulin University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio IMAGE: ...
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TAKING A CLOSER LOOK @ FLEAS

Scientists reveal new and improved genome sequence of Daphnia pulex University of Notre Dame IMAGE: By understanding how species of Daphnia respond to toxic elements like industrial contaminants, ...
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ZIKA COULD COST US BILLIONS

Zika virus could cost United States billions of dollars PLOS IMAGE: This is an Aedes Aegypti. view more Credit: Jentavery, Flicker As United States policymakers debate how to devote money and ...
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GOT DUST MITE ALLERGIES?

FDA approves Odactra for house dust mite allergies The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Odactra, the first allergen extract to be administered under the tongue (sublingually) to ...
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GOT HOUSE DUST MITES?

FDA approves Odactra for house dust mite allergies The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Odactra, the first allergen extract to be administered under the tongue (sublingually) to ...
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THESE BUG KILLERS COULD KILL HUMANS, TOO

Four Charmglow Bug Killers Recalled For Fire Hazard Name of product: Charmglow electric bug killers Hazard: Four models of Charmglow electric bug killers which may present a fire hazard to consumers ...
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WATCH THEM DOMINANT ANTS

New dominant ant species discovered in Ethiopia shows potential for global invasion North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences IMAGE: This is a Lepisiota dispatching Pheidole ant. view more Credit: D. ...
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BLACK WIDOW VIRUS?

Virus carrying DNA of black widow spider toxin discovered Vanderbilt University IMAGE: This electron microphotograph shows two Wolbachia cells that have infected a Nasonia wasp. The top one is ...
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CHANGING HOW WE TASTE?

Altering the 'flavor' of humans could help fight malaria Novel study identifies an area of the mosquito brain that mixes taste and smell Johns Hopkins Medicine IMAGE: This is a female ...
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THIS PLACE IS FOR THE BIRDS?

Really like the food and service @ Benny's on the Beach... I just don't like eating with pigeons. (They have a pigeon problem, believe it or not....)
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