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Found! First Known Predator to Lure Prey By Mimicking Flowers
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, entomology, interesting, Macquarie University in Sydney Australia, Malaysia, mantis, news, research, science )

- 2029 days ago -
The orchid mantis has legs shaped like petals that make it resemble a flower in order to lure in prey. These animals are even better at drawing in insects than actual blossoms, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
They Crawl, They Bite, They Baffle Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: bed bugs, entomology, scientists, research, medicine, EPA, CDC, bedbug control )

- 3218 days ago -
In comparison to other insects that bite man, or even only walk across man's food, nibble man's crops or bite man's farm animals, very little is known about the creature whose Latin name means -- go figure -- "bug of the bed." Only a handful of entomologist
Top 25 Entomology Blogs
Science & Tech  (tags: Insects, Entomology, Study, Species, Science )

- 3435 days ago -
Insects comprise an estimated 90% of the planet's fauna, and - unsurprisingly - those who elect to study them at the professional, amateur, and hobbyist levels are as diverse as the species themselves.
Africanized Hybrid Honeybees Found in Stillwater
Science & Tech  (tags: Entomology, European honeybees, Africanized honey bees, hybrids, research, science, discovery )

- 4048 days ago -
A hybrid strain of Africanized honeybees (Apis mellifera) found on preschool playground equipment in Stillwater suggests the aggressive bees continue to spread north through the state.
Ants Are Fungus Farmers
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, animals, Entomology, ants, evolution, agricuture, DNA, computer algorithms, concept, discovery, future, technology )

- 4104 days ago -
By studying the agricultural evolution of leaf-cutter ants, as well as various other species, scientists may be able to develop improved human agricultural and medical methods.
Armed Beetles Find a Mate, Whatever Their Size
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, entomology, beetle, Librodor japonicus, mating, species, study )

- 4105 days ago -
In the world of armed beetles, biggest is usually best, males often fight for mating rights & those with the largest jaws beat off the competition.One species of armed beetle is proving that size doesn't necessarily matter when it comes to finding a mate.
Ant Guts Could Pave the Way for Better Antibiotics
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, health, humans, research, science, study, technology, antibiotics, bacteria, cell, genes, genome, inhibitors, protein, entomology, medicine )

- 4108 days ago -
This work could allow researchers to create new antibiotics against gram-negative bacteria,like E. coli and salmonella,that would destroy these bacteria by disabling the mechanism that produces their protective coating.
Whirligig Beetle Gets Rock 'N' Roll Legendary Name
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, entomology, study, culture, society, media, news )

- 4165 days ago -
A tiny beetle is getting big attention at these days.The insect, a newly discovered species of whirligig beetle from India, has been named Orectochilus orbisonorum after the late rock 'n' roll legend Roy Orbison and his widow Barbara.

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