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2018-07-17T18:00:00.0000000Z

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2018-07-17T12:00:00.0000000Z
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2018-07-17T00:22:00.0000000Z

ScienceDaily https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180717142532.htm

Summary Researchers have shown for the first time that free-living, sap-sucking bugs can manipulate the metabolism of their host plants to create stable, nutritious feeding …

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2018-07-16T04:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: Sat 14 Jul 2018 Source: The Bobr Times [edited] <https://bobrtimes.com/in-two-regions-of- …

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2018-07-15T21:25:00.0000000Z
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“If a farmer can grow it, a brown marmorated stinkbug can destroy it. This invasive scourge has ravaged apples, peaches, tomatoes and more than 100 other crops across North America. Once farmers notice an infestation, they are …

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2018-07-14T22:00:00.0000000Z

A ProMED-mail post <http://www.promedmail.org> ProMED-mail is a program of the International Society for Infectious Diseases <http://www.isid.org> Date: Thu 5 Jul 2018 Source: My SunshineCoast [edited] <https://mysunshinecoast.com.au/news/ …

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2018-07-14T13:09:00.0000000Z

FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/198279/Bananas-tested-for-resistance-against-Panama-Disease-TR4

Trials of 'mutated bananas' on a research farm in the Northern Territory are being watched closely by Australia's $600 million …

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2018-07-13T08:00:00.0000000Z
The rove beetle Paederus fuscipes (left), when crushed, emits a chemical that causes dermatitis and blistering on human skin, and it is an early example of an insect used in human warfare. The “Skeeter” unmanned aerial vehicle prototype (right), meanwhile, is a modern example of insect-inspired military technology. (Photo credits: (left) Merle Shepard, Gerald R.Carner, and P.A.C Ooi, Insects and their Natural Enemies Associated with Vegetables and Soybean in Southeast Asia, Bugwood.org; (right) Animal Dynamics)
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2018-07-13T08:00:00.0000000Z

EurekAlert https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-07/bc-asd071018.php

Army ant (Eciton) soldiers are bigger but do not have larger brains than other workers within the same colony that fulfil more complex tasks, according to a study published in the …

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2018-07-12T08:00:00.0000000Z

Phys.Org https://phys.org/news/2018-07-carbon-dioxide-pose-previously-unrecognized.html

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A new study conducted at the University of Michigan reveals a previously unrecognized threat to monarch butterflies: Mounting levels of …
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