Thursday, November 19, 2009

Bigger is not always better...

New research out of London is showing that just because you have a bigger brain does not mean that you are necessarily smarter. They are working with insects to show just how intelligent they are. Read on here at Science Daily.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Bed Bug Identification for Travelers

Worried about bed bugs when you travel? Well now there is a tool to help you out. The "Bed bug identifier" is now available on iTunes for just $4.99. It includes photos of the different life stages, where to look for bed bugs in your hotel room, tips, insects that look like bed bugs and more...
Bed Bug Itunes app.

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

Kinder, Gentler Spider Eats Veggies, Cares for Kids

Who knew there was a vegetarian spider, Bagheera kiplingi. From Central America, it feeds on Acacia trees and helps care for its young, very unheard of in the spider world. Read more here

IPM celebrates 50 years!

Fifty years ago in October, four pioneering University of California scientists outlined a new way of thinking about pest control, establishing a pest management framework that changed the way the world farms.

Read the rest in California Agriculture magazine "The 50th anniversary of a great idea"