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2014-02-27 23:35:23

ThunderWorks provides solutions to calm anxious pets and prevent indoor accidents. Durham, N.C.

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

A collaborative experiment involving a Kansas State University biochemist may mark the beginning of an effective, environmentally friendly plant-based method of insect control.

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

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.

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

Entomologists have developed a "pheromone-assisted technique" as an economically viable approach to maximize the efficacy of conventional sprays targeting the invasive Argentine ant.

Text Message Sent With Vodka
2013-12-20 11:57:21

Researchers have developed an electronic system that sends text messages through evaporated alcohol wafting through the air from one point to another.

Fruit Flies That Have Better Sex Lives Live Longer
2013-11-29 07:07:59

Can sexual frustration be bad for your health? Male fruit flies that expected sex -- and didn't get it -- experienced serious health consequences and aged faster

Promiscuous Female Mice Have Sexier Sons
2013-11-19 07:35:02

University of Utah biologists found that when mother mice compete socially for mates in a promiscuous environment, their sons play hard and die young: They attract more females by making more urinary pheromones, but smelling sexier shortens their lives.

Insects Avoid Mating In Bad Weather
2013-10-03 09:47:25

A new study has found the mating behaviors of various insects change to avoid making themselves vulnerable during inclement weather.

2013-09-01 23:04:52

San Antonio area wildlife control company has begun to use a new tactic to remove unwanted animals. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Critter


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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