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Insects Spend A Lot Of Time Grooming
2013-02-05 04:30:20

A new study shows like self-absorbed teenagers, insects spend a lot of time grooming. This grooming, specifically antennal cleaning, is a common function of insects that removes both environmental pollutants and chemicals produced by the insects themselves.

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2012-09-10 20:21:14

As companies continue to pump out smartphone-controlled devices like the Ar.Drone 2.0, one set of researchers has taken things a step further with a remote controllable cockroach.


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Brown-banded Cockroach, Supella longipalpa
2013-08-14 11:59:02

The brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa) is a species of cockroach that can be found in southern, northeastern, and mid-western areas of the United States and it has been introduced into Ireland and Britain. This species is more common in households than in restaurants and is often seen in living rooms or bedrooms, where water is not present, because it does not require the same amount of moisture as other species. The brown-banded cockroach reaches an average body length of .6...

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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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