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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 13, 2014

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AGENCIES

    ... ago in a rainforest in northern British Columbia during an especially warm time on Earth. It ate insects, plants and maybe seeds, the researchers said. Reuters   US archaeologists hunt early ...

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    Short Science, March 30, 2014

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by AGENCIES

    ... than previously thought and underscores the importance of vocal social communication for these nocturnal insect-eating animals, the researchers said. "Bats may be avoiding aggressive ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, April 20, 2014

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AGENCIES

    ... it posed a risk to the environment. France last month decreed a halt to planting Monsanto's insect-resistant MON810 maize, the only GM crop allowed for cultivation in the European Union. ...

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    Short Science, May 11, 2014

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:19am by AGENCIES

    ... silk, a complex protein many times stronger than steel or kevlar, and to use neurotoxins in spider venom, which kill specific insects, as the basis for greener, more selective pesticides. ...

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    Short Science, March 9, 2014

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by AGENCIES

    ... birds that otherwise would be happy to munch these insects but instead keep them off the menu, thinking they are inedible. Researchers led by Marcus Kronforst, a professor of ecology ...

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    Short Science, January 27, 2013

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... their thoughts turn to keeping their food source away from other insects. Scientists have found that the insects use the glowing edge of the galaxy to guide them as they roll their balls of dung across the African landscape. If any bug needs a straight line to follow, it is the dung beetle. These nocturnal insects make a habit of balling up pieces of manure and rolling them away to store. The balls, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, October 6, 2013

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP, Reuters

    ... alter the smell of flowers and render them undetectable to bees. This, in turn, threatens the insects' crucial role as a key pollinators of human food crops. AFP   Billionaire techies want ...



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