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house fly genome
2014-10-14 04:00:03

The house fly might be a worldwide pest, but its genome will provide information that could improve our lives. From insights into pathogen immunity, to pest control and decomposing waste, the 691 Mb genome has been sequenced and analyzed by a global consortium of scientists.

2014-07-08 23:13:57

RESCUE!® fly traps are proven summer solutions for nuisance or filth flies. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Flies are common, annoying and unsanitary.

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2011-04-02 06:40:00

An international team of scientists published new research this week on the origins of flies and, and despite popular belief, the common ancestry house flies have with mosquitoes.

2008-10-03 18:00:05

FLY ME TO THE MOON (U, 84 mins) Family/Comedy. Featuring the voices of Trevor Gagnon, David Gore, Philip Daniel Bolden, Kelly Ripa ***** SPACE, the final frontier.These are the voyages of the Musca domestica (the common housefly to you and me).

2006-03-28 08:21:59

By Mica Rosenberg EL CERINAL, Guatemala (Reuters) - Every week, Guatemalan scientists blast 2.7 billion fruit flies with radiation to make them sterile in a bizarre nuclear war against one of the world's most destructive farm pests.


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2005-09-07 20:47:43

The housefly (Musca domestica) is the most common fly occurring in homes and indeed one of the most widely distributed animals and the most familiar of all flies; it is a pest that can facilitate serious diseases. Physical description The adults are 5-8 mm long. Their thorax is grayish, with four dark longitudinal lines on the back. The underside of the abdomen is yellowish. The whole body is covered with hair. They have reddish compound eyes. The females are slightly larger than the...

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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.