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  1. Roach's robots are all the rage

    Posted Mar 14th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow It's difficult to associate Chow Kam-wing, or Cockroach as he prefers to be called, with his first solo exhibition, Cockobot. In person, Cockroach seems quiet and unassuming so all his weird and wacky ideas must be stored in his head. C ...

  2. Spray away unwanted intruders

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Getting rid of pests from your home by buying a chemical spray is not a hard task, but the procedure takes patience and caution. 'While buying the chemical spray, make sure none of the people living in the house is allergic to the ingredients,' ...

  3. Cockroach killers face fine of $1.2m

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... were accidentally introduced to the island in 1918, the insects were virtually wiped out. About 300 of the cockroaches survive on rat-free Blackburn and Roach islands, two tiny islands off the coast of Lord Howe. Blackburn island's entire population of the insect is believed to live under a single banyan tree. Michael Murphy, threatened species officer with the New South Wales ...

  4. Girl, five, rescued after climbing out of window to escape cockroach

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A five-year-old girl left alone in her home risked death yesterday by climbing half way out of a window to escape a large cockroach. The girl, surnamed Lee, was left unattended in a flat on the 4th floor of a building in Aberdeen Main Road whi ...

  5. Facts and figures

    Posted Jun 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are around 4,000 species of mammals but more than a million species of insects. Entomologists (a scientist that studies insects) believe that we've only discovered 10 per cent of the world's insect species. Insects are one of the world's most successful organisms, which explains why they are almost everywhere. Almost 40 per cent of known insect species are beetles. ...

  6. In the next (bigger and better) issue of STYLE...

    Posted May 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Check out our revamped magazine with a new look that's sure to impress: funky layouts, interesting stories and hip products- this time on what's cool in the world of Design and Living. We enter the pink and powdery world of French lingerie desig ...

  7. Creepy crawlies

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Insects live quiet lives in fields, on beaches, by rivers, under ground and the backs of cupboards everywhere. Prepared by Ellen Whyte Hong Kong has some fascinating insect life. ... of mosquito and 124 species of grasshopper. While insects might make your skin crawl, they are not just scary pests, but very useful creatures. Insects aerate the soil, help flowering plants ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    Cockroaches evolve in 5 years to avoid poison bait

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... cockroaches, glucose excites neurons that tell the brain "Sweet!". In the mutant insects, glucose activates neurons that say "Sweet!" and ones that say "Yuck!". ... as well as descendants of the Florida insects. The study focused on the German cockroach, a small variety. The new work is nifty science. But does it explain why you cannot get rid of them? ...

  9. Exotic pets

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... atmosphere, a layer of soil to dig in and some rocks scattered around to hide in. You have to feed them about six large insects a week. The North American skunk is a handsome furry creature said ... creatures and need to be kept alone. They need a few insects or worms a week. Pigs are becoming popular as pets. The species chosen by many pig-fanciers is the pot-bellied pig, an intelligent animal ...



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