It’s not every day you find a headline reporting that Israel has developed mice capable of detecting contraband like narcotics and explosives. If you had to read that twice to make sure you read it right the first time, I understand. Startup firm BioExplorers, based in Herzeliya, Israel has done just that. By carefully selecting [...]
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How do pest control and Christmas work together as a holiday theme? Luckily our friend Monica H., a colleague from our Williamsport, PA office figured that out and wrote a nice Christmas poem. Great work Monica! ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. [...]
Halloween is just a couple of days away and nowhere is it more evident than the bats, spiders, rats and black cats visible on almost every porch, inside every window and on almost every lawn in neighborhoods everywhere. Something spooky this way comes. I get a good belly laugh seeing the lengths people go [...]
To A Mouse by Robert Burns “To A Mouse” is Burns’s apology to a field mouse whose nest he had disturbed. He in turn reflected on the nature of life, and how despite our best intentions and efforts, things out of our control can ruin our plans (“The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men/ [...]
I really can’t stand mice so it was with trepidation that I strolled round my property looking for signs of rodent activity. Now winter is upon us it’s almost certain that the pests will be scampering from the chilly fields and damp farm buildings near my house to seek a warmer environment.