Archive for August 2017

Hope That Your Body Never Becomes Infested With Botfly Larvae

Hope That Your Body Never Becomes Infested With Botfly Larvae An associate professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology once visited his doctor about a sharp pain that he had experienced in his ankle. The associate professor assumed that a thorn had become embedded within his skin. However, an X-ray revealed nothing. So…

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The West Nile Virus Has Caused The First Death Of 2017

The West Nile Virus Has Caused The First Death Of 2017 North Dakota’s State Health Department has confirmed the first death this year caused by the West Nile virus. The victim was a sixty year old woman who also struggled with other medical issues. Sadly, the woman died while hospitalized. Most people infected with West…

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Chinese Man Stumbles Across One of the Rarest Spiders on Earth!

Chinese Man Stumbles Across One of the Rarest Spiders on Earth! Have you ever thought about what you would do if you came across an endangered and almost mythical spider in your backyard? Would you send it to researchers to preserve and help us understand more about it, or would you decide to try and…

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Most Common Ant Invaders

Waco Ant Control, Temple Ant Control, Killeen Ant Control, Belton Ant Control Some of the most common home invaders include: Odorous House Ants: These ants get their name from the unpleasant odor they give off when crushed, often described as smelling like a rotten coconut. They typically nest in wall voids and crevices and prefer…

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Researchers Change An Ants Social Behaviors After Altering Its DNA

Researchers Change An Ants Social Behaviors After Altering Its DNA Ants are well known eusocial insects. Their colonies operate with an efficiency that makes humans look lazy by comparison. So how do ants communicate in order to assign particular tasks to particular ants? Does ant communication operate beyond human perception? Sure, there are workers, soldiers,…

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