Monthly Archives: February 2011

U.S. Probably Began Global Fire Ant Spread

Feb 28, 2011 Comments Off on U.S. Probably Began Global Fire Ant Spread

Recent invasions appear to have originated in the U.S. South By Susan Milius, Science News Genetic evidence now spotlights the United States as the source of recent fire ant invasions in the rest of the world. The aggressive, stinging fire…

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Experts Warn About The Health Hazards Posed By Cockroaches

Feb 24, 2011 Comments Off on Experts Warn About The Health Hazards Posed By Cockroaches

The National Pest Management Association shares potential risks and recommendations for avoiding cockroach infestations (Fairfax, VA) — Though they have long been a pest that causes one of the strongest reactions when discovered in a home or place of business,…

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Bug-Eating Ladies Speak Out for Insect Cuisine

Feb 22, 2011 Comments Off on Bug-Eating Ladies Speak Out for Insect Cuisine

You never forget the first bug you eat. In fact, it seems just like yesterday to Daniella Martin. "It was 10 years ago when I was getting my anthropology degree and studying pre-Columbian food in the Yucatan region of Mexico,"…

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Did the cold weather have an impact on insects?

Feb 16, 2011 Comments Off on Did the cold weather have an impact on insects?

East Texas insect experts say cold weather very bad for bugs Posted: Feb 10, 2011 5:17 PM CST Updated: Feb 10, 2011 5:17 PM CST Video Gallery Click image to enlarge By Morgan Thomas - bio | email LUFKIN, TX…

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Biting and Stinging Pest

Feb 8, 2011 Comments Off on Biting and Stinging Pest

Insects in The City Biting and stinging pests bed bugs wasps black widow bees Biting “bugs” scorpions Some insects and arthropods bite and others sting. Bites occur when an insect uses its jaws to inflict pain and sometimes injects a…

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How insects survive the long, cold winter

Feb 4, 2011 Comments Off on How insects survive the long, cold winter

9:12 a.m., Feb. 3, 2011----Baby, it's cold outside. Time to put another log on the fire, wrap up in a thick sweater, or make a steaming mug of tea. These human adaptations to cold weather are quick, easy and get…

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Sleep tight? Bedbugs are more common than years ago and they can’t be prevented

Feb 1, 2011 Comments Off on Sleep tight? Bedbugs are more common than years ago and they can’t be prevented

P.R. Olson, owner of Olson's Pest Technicians, examines a mattress in a Sioux Falls home for bedbugs. / Jay Pickthorn / Argus Leader Written by Dorene Weinstein Where bedbugs are: Bedbugs love to hide in the seams of your mattress…

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