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MSU Plan Would Control Deadly Tsetse Fly
2012-05-07 09:41:04

For the first time, scientists have created a satellite-guided plan to effectively control the tsetse fly – an African killer that spreads “sleeping sickness” disease among humans and animals and wipes out $4.5 billion in livestock every year.

2011-03-02 07:15:00

BARRIE, Ontario, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Job losses and financial hardship have spurred increasing numbers of people to venture online to start businesses -- and many of them are working with shoestring budgets.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.