Archive for the ‘Insects’ Category

Iowa Man Contracts Racoon Roundworm

Friday, January 7th, 2011 – Though he may never know exactly how he contracted it, John Matthews of Cedar Rapids knew something was terribly wrong with his left eye; dark spots appeared in his vision and things appeared hazy like looking through a muddy lens…more…

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Bed Bugs possible on your pet? 50-50 chance!

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

NEW YORK—Plaguing local homes and businesses alike, the recent spread of bedbugs has many people concerned about the well-being of their families, homes, and even pets. For worried pet owners, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) provides information about these insects and how to protect pets..more…

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The Real Monster Behind Chupacabra Legend

Monday, November 1st, 2010

(LIVESCIENCE/FOX)- Sightings abound of a four-legged, hairless, fanged monster that kills and sucks the blood, and sometimes milk, from livestock in the United States and Latin America. Its name chupacabra literally means “goat sucker.” There is, in fact, a real monster behind the sightings, but it has eight legs…more…

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Surprising Ant “Mixing Bowl” Found in Manhattan

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

An unexpected cast of characters has found a home on Broadway: At least 13 species of ants mingle along the famous thoroughfare and other Manhattan streets, a new study says…more

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Cockroach Brains May Hold New Antibiotics

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Cockroaches may make your skin crawl, but the insects—or, to be exact, their brains—could one day save your life…more

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