Quantcast

Latest Pests Stories

Fruit Flies Use Alcohol To Fight Parasites
2012-02-17 05:42:03

According to new research reported in the February 16 edition of Current Biology, alcoholic beverages might just be a new form of medication to help fight off parasites.

35922_web
2011-09-14 23:01:10

New research has discovered that seed beetles shelter their broods from attacking parasitic wasps under a stack of dummy eggs.

2011-08-04 08:47:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug.

0677b009a2ef7c074eb3c9cf0bb2273b1
2011-04-12 11:16:30

Across many groups of animals, species with bigger brains often have better cognitive abilities.

2010-12-02 00:50:25

In Australia, when crossing from one state to another, travelers may encounter a quarantine stop and may be required to forfeit recently purchased fruits and vegetables as a hedge against invasive pests.

3952caf88d09bd8b7aa3c0c659da1eb21
2010-05-20 07:56:15

Social status in paper wasps is established earlier in life than scientists thought, says a study published this month in the journal PLoS ONE.

2010-03-16 14:46:34

Detecting exotic pests before forest and agricultural invasion.

2009-07-21 12:55:03

A switch from annual to multiyear colonies and a willingness to feed just about any prey to their young have allowed invasive yellowjacket wasps to disrupt native populations of insects and spiders on two Hawaiian islands

2009-06-23 16:17:49

Scientists trying to understand how the brains of animals evolve have found that evolutionary changes in brain structure reflect the types of social interactions and environmental stimuli different species face.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
Related