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Mealworms, The Next Big Foodie Fad?
2012-12-20 16:16:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tired of the same 'ol same 'ol when it comes to dining, and ready for an entirely new culinary experience? Or maybe you just want to be more supportive of Mother Earth, and hope to help curb greenhouse gas emissions with your food selection. Either way, mealworms may be the route for you. Scientists reported in the journal PLOS ONE on Wednesday that insect protein may be a more sustainable alternative to milk, chicken, pork and beef....

2012-08-15 23:02:17

Duncraft, a leading supplier of wild bird feeding supplies, knows their customers want to attract as many different types of birds as possible to their bird feeders. However, many customers are not aware that some of the prettiest birds won´t eat seeds at a bird feeder–these birds are insect eaters. Customers can attract insect eating birds, with Duncraft´s wide variety of live mealworms and other insect foods. Concord, NH (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Duncraft, a leading source...

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2008-03-25 16:20:00

An international research consortium with the participation of a research team led by Professor Cornelis Grimmelikhuijzen from the University of Copenhagen's Department of Biology, has sequenced the genome from the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. Tribolium is the first beetle and the first insect pest, whose genome has been sequenced. This research may have a big impact on agriculture and has been published today in the renowned journal Nature. 75% of all animal species in the world are...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.