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  1. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1489463/short-science-april-20-2014
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1460376/short-science-march-30-2014
  3. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    The shopper: Essentiel Antwerp

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by TIFFANY AP

    ... diamonds and insects pattern, leopard (combined with quirky loose silhouettes instead of taking the va-va-voom route), gold embroidery down the sleeves of sweatshirts and structured skirts, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1476338/shopper-essentiel-antwerp
  4. Cybugs

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... and horses, dispatched messages attached to the legs of pigeons and trained bees to pinpoint explosives. He borrowed the idea for remote-controlled insects from the 1990 sci-fi fable Sparrowhawk, ... purpose. At a pinch, the cyber-insect might become an organic version of the drones that inflict so much damage on the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Picture a squadron of tiny ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690966/cybugs
  5. 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,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710968/spray-away-unwanted-intruders
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - AGRICULTURE

    A quarter of Europe's bumblebees at risk of extinction, study finds

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by Reuters

    ... of Nature (IUCN). The group is preparing a global study of the bees, whose honeybee cousins are in steep decline because of disease. "Of the five most important insect pollinators of European ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1465633/quarter-europes-bumblebees-risk-extinction-study-finds
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: Zombie killer

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by Susan Jung

    ... insect hosts. It's made when a parasitic fungus invades an insect, turning it into one of the living dead, with no mind of its own, and impelling it to climb to a high point on a plant. Overtaken by fungal spores, the insect dies, and a type of mushroom grows out of its head. The spores then fall onto the ground or are dispersed by the breeze, going on to infect more insects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1400536/spice-market-zombie-killer
  8. Diary of a renovator: chemical warfare

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Xiu Fang

    ... brushing off an insect. My mind marched back to The Art of War. I had laid plans, waged war and attacked by stratagem. Victory, I hoped, was assured. Australia's Ashes win seven years ago gave ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/649089/diary-renovator-chemical-warfare
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Call for action to prevent infections

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Call for action to prevent infections Hongkongers are well aware of the perils of diseases spread by mosquitoes and other insects but are getting lax when it comes to preventing them, a Health Department survey shows. Cases of dengue fever, one of the most common such vector-borne diseases, are on the rise locally and around the world, said director of health Dr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464034/call-action-prevent-infections
  10. News - World - JAMAICA

    China Harbour Engineering to build controversial Jamaican port

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 08:36pm by Reuters

    ... Bight Protected Area southwest of the capital, popularly called the Goat Islands, which are inhabited by insects and small reptiles and covered with wild vegetation. The area surrounding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1463218/china-harbour-engineering-build-controversial-jamaican-port

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