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2010-04-12 18:15:51

To look at the tobacco budworm moth and its close cousin, you wouldn’t be able to tell the fuzzy-looking, fingertip-size moths apart.

2010-03-04 10:40:00

MONTREAL, March 4 /PRNewswire/ - With nearly 30 years of experience in managing creative and design teams in New York and Boston, David Rollert has joined Pheromone, the interactions agency as its vice president of interactive design.

2010-02-17 13:01:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ - In the past year, Club Med North America (Canada, United States) has seen its web-generated sales jump by 40%.

2009-09-30 09:29:59

Why recognizing sex pheromone components of the silkworm moth at the scale of atoms and molecules impacts on eco-friendly agriculture.

2009-09-24 09:15:29

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)-funded research, published this week in Chemical Communication, describes how scientists have discovered molecules that could confuse insects’ ability to detect plants by interfering with their sense of smell.

2009-08-17 14:00:00

U.S. and Mexican scientists have linked gene expression in honeybees' brains in the response to threats with long-term and evolutionary aggression differences. The study involved scientists from the University of Illinois, the U.S.

2009-07-16 13:47:04

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2009-07-14 13:10:00

Japanese scientists are involved in groundbreaking research to understand and then rebuild the brains of insects and program them for specific tasks.

2009-06-08 13:40:11

Ohio State University scientists combined bed bugs' own chemical signals with a common insect control agent to create a more effective extermination method. The researchers said they discovered stimulating the bed bugs by spraying their environment with synthetic versions of their alarm pheromones makes them more likely to walk through agents called desiccant dusts, which kill the bugs by making them highly susceptible to dehydration. Doctoral candidate Joshua Benoit, the study's lead author,...

2009-05-17 14:27:05

Researchers say they have begun placing a pheromone in Michigan streams in an attempt to lure female sea lampreys into traps. Researcher Nick Johnson of the Hammond Bay Biological Station said the pheromone was designed by scientists at Michigan State University to mimic a spawning scent emitted by male sea lampreys, the Detroit Free Press reported Sunday. Once they smell it, they follow it, Johnson said of the female of the prehistoric species. Since arriving in the Great Lakes eight decades...


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.