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2010-05-22 08:13:13

Research entomologist Louis Hesler takes readers along as he and others search for types of ladybugs that were once common but have become extremely rare in eastern North America.

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2009-09-06 08:15:00

Researchers in New York are breeding colonies of ladybugs from those found by scientists in Oregon and Colorado during a year-long search.

2009-01-07 22:52:53

Spanish researchers say ladybugs in olive orchards are a good indicator of the groves' health and sustainability. The University of Granada found that ladybugs are a useful way of distinguishing organic, conventional and integrated farming systems. The university said a two-year study of three large


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • 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.