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The Weird World of Pest Invasions

Across the globe strange things are happening in the insect kingdom. From the mayfly infestation of Lake Erie to the cricket affliction on the homes and businesses of Texas, bugs descending in biblical proportions can be a nuisance. Although local residents may have a rough idea of when the mighty infestation may occur, no one [...]

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Cricket Fossil Sings a Tune

Pest control news come in all shapes and sizes, covering wasps in the summer and termites and ants in the spring. While most pests are a nuisance, few come with a soundtrack. Enter the cricket.  Scientists from the US and China discovered a prehistoric insect fossil that has retained extraordinary detail. So extraordinary in fact, that the structures that [...]

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Would You Like Flies With That?

How do you feel about government promoting eating insects as a protein source and not mentioning that bugs are part of the processed animal protein in your burger? That’s what a research project funded by the European Commission is touting as an alternative protein source. Backed by 3 million euros, and launched last fall by [...]

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Occasional Invaders, Not Space Invaders

When my American colleagues started talking to me about occasional invaders, I must confess that I had no idea at first what they meant by this phrase. It sounded a bit like a science-fiction term and so I was trying to keep up with the conversation whilst racking my brain as to how this could [...]

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