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Bees 'Shouts' Warn Intruders That A Food Source Will Be Defended
2014-07-08 08:15:09

[ Watch the Video: Stingless Bees Fight Over Food Source ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you were foraging for food in a highly competitive environment and you found a very lucrative source, how would you communicate this prize to your teammates without giving it away to your competitors? This is the situation bees find themselves in quite often. Scientists believe that many animals, faced with eavesdroppers, have developed "whispers" to prevent revealing...

2014-07-07 23:02:13

Anniversary and wedding nights are great occasions for couples to express their love and appreciation for each other. HoneyGifts offers the best romantic ideas for couples at http://www.honeygifts.com. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 HoneyGifts has recently announced that they now offer interesting products and ideas for couples to add a special flavour to their wedding or anniversary. The company has launched products that allow users to tempt their partner’s senses by using all...

2014-06-20 23:03:28

Animal Medication Market report provides detailed analysis of competitive landscape of key market players with developments, mergers, acquisitions, expansions, and new product developments.http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/animal-medication-reports-8391849893.html (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 With increasing health concerns all over the world and as a result of growing awareness backed by compelling scientific evidence linking animal health with human food safety and public health,...

Mice And Rats Stressed By The Scent Of Male Experimenters And Could Impact Research Findings
2014-04-28 03:59:51

McGill University Scientists' inability to replicate research findings using mice and rats has contributed to mounting concern over the reliability of such studies. Now, an international team of pain researchers led by scientists at McGill University in Montreal may have uncovered one important factor behind this vexing problem: the gender of the experimenters has a big impact on the stress levels of rodents, which are widely used in preclinical studies. In research published online...

2014-03-06 23:28:07

New attractant formula traps even more stink bugs with the RESCUE!® Stink Bug Trap. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Sterling International, manufacturer of the RESCUE!® Stink Bug Trap, has received a U.S. patent (8,663,620 B2) for murgantiol as a stink bug attractant. In testing by Sterling’s scientists, murgantiol was proven to have a synergistic effect on the original attractant used in the RESCUE!® Stink Bug Trap. By adding murgantiol, a proven attractant on its...

Female Goats Go GaGa Over Males’ Hairy Head Stench
2014-02-28 13:56:36

[ Watch the Video: What's That Smell? Lady Goats Love It At Least ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most goats have a certain unpleasant odor that does a number on the olfactory system of any passing humans. But a new study published in the journal Current Biology has identified a chemical released by the male goat that causes the female of the species to get excited. This seemingly unpleasant stench may not get our juices flowing, but to female goats, it is...

2014-02-27 23:35:23

ThunderWorks provides solutions to calm anxious pets and prevent indoor accidents. Durham, N.C. (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Indoor elimination is a pitfall of pet ownership that can cause extreme aggravation and become costly. In fact, according to the most recent American Pet Products Association National Pet Owners Survey, nearly four million dog owning households name paper training and toilet habits as a number one drawback to owning a dog. Despite strict housebreaking training methods...

Researchers Use Plant-produced Sex Pheromone To Trap Moths
2014-02-27 14:24:45

Kansas State University A collaborative experiment involving a Kansas State University biochemist may mark the beginning of an effective, environmentally friendly plant-based method of insect control. Timothy Durrett, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, was part of the collaboration that used various plant and moth enzymes to engineer plants that emitted sex pheromones that mimic those naturally produced by two species of moths. The research recently...

Using Asian Longhorned Beetles Pheromone To Manage Pest
2014-02-13 14:21:18

Penn State Female Asian longhorned beetles lure males to their locations by laying down sex-specific pheromone trails on tree surfaces, according to an international team of researchers. The finding could lead to the development of a tool to manage this invasive pest that affects about 25 tree species in the United States. "Tens of thousands of hardwood trees, mostly maples, have been cut down and destroyed in New York, Ohio and Massachusetts because of the Asian longhorned beetle,"...

Novel Attract-and-kill Approach Developed To Target Argentine Ants
2014-01-06 13:15:08

University of California - Riverside UC Riverside entomologists devise a technique that involves mixing a synthetic pheromone in insecticide sprays After being inadvertently introduced in the United States from South America, Argentine ants have successfully invaded urban, agricultural, and natural settings nationwide. In urban California, the Argentine ant is among the primary pest ants. For example, this particular species of ants makes up 85 percent of ants sampled by commercial pest...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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