Insects

The hidden secrets of insect poop

The hidden secrets of insect poop

14 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Insect defecation may not seem like one of the pressing scientific inquiries of our time, but in fact the faeces of these wee creatures serves an extraordinary variety of...
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Body Painting Might Protect You From Insect Bites, Study Finds

Body Painting Might Protect You From Insect Bites, Study Finds

2 days ago   |   Geek

Repellents might keep blood-sucking bugs away, but research just revealed an innovative insect bite protection strategy: body painting. A study led by Hungarian and Swedish...
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As shutdown drags on, scientists scramble to keep insects, plants and microbes alive

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

Three days a week, Don Weber shows up to work at the U.S. Department of Agriculture campus in Beltsville, Md. The parking lot is empty and the hallways are dark. Like other...
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If Edible Insects Are the Future, We Should Talk About Poop

2 days ago   |   Wired

Insects are touted as a major new source of protein, but scaling up Big Cricket could mean new problems-such as what to do with all their "frass."
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Three-day imaging captures hi-res, cinematic view of fly brain

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

A new fly-through of the fly brain allows anyone to whizz past neurons and visit any of the 40 million synapses where neurons touch neuron. It's a super-resolution view of the...
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Wasps, cockroaches and crickets are pollinators too

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

Wasps, cockroaches and crickets are widely disliked, but for a certain species of plant on the Japanese island of Yakushima they play a vital role. While studying the...
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Onimusha: Warlords

5 days ago   |   Metacritic   |   2 articles

As power-hungry warlords battle one another for control of feudal Japan, a young princess is kidnapped. Now, one lone swordsman, Samanosuke, boldly volunteers to rescue and...
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Big genome found in tiny forest defoliator

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

The European gypsy moth is perhaps the country's most famous invasive insect-a nonnative species accidentally introduced to North America in the 1860s when a few escaped from a...
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Apps let everyone help track health of insect populations

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

More challenging than birdwatching and not nearly as popular, insect-watching-noting and sharing exactly what one sees and where-is nevertheless on the rise.
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Phylogenomic analyses shows group of winged insects developed from terrestrial ancestor

5 days ago   |   Phys.org

An international team of researchers has found evidence that shows that many modern winged insects developed from a terrestrial ancestor, not from one that lived in the sea. In...
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