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A report of the United Nation’s agency, the Food and Agricultural Organization on Monday, has urged people to eat more insects as it could help tackle the problem of hunger besieging the world. The FAO http://www.fao.
Some people can’t stand the sound of Mosquitoes, let alone the actual Mosquito. It almost sounds like a small insect on a mini, ok very mini, motorbike, rushing past you. But how can a motorbike be in mid-air, you might
Love bugs and enjoy Halloween? The University of California at Davis has an event for you on Saturday. It's a pre-Halloween open house at the campus' http://bohart.
Imagine that inside your apartment is more polluted than outside. Finally, it would not be so surprising if one believes the number of mites that lay eggs by the thousands in our bed, our curtains, our pillows, stuffed animals,
On a recent Friday night I was sprinting across Gelson's parking lot in Westlake Village hoping to buy bread from its half-price bargain rack. As it was five minutes before closing time, I was running like an Olympic competitor when I froze in my
The New York Times Conventional thinking is that in nature, symmetrical looks are highly valued. Even humans are known to look for symmetry in mates, as a quick measure of fitness. But males of a certain earwig species have notably asymmetrical
You have turned to evolutionary biology and anthropology to help understand the development of economic institutions and behaviour. Why are they important in helping us get to grips with today's complex and fast-moving world? They are important
The World is a newish phenomenon for seriously rich people -- a residential cruise ship with 165 privately owned condos whose owners can get on and off at will as the ship cruises the globe. Ads say it has condos "to fit most budgets," as long as
I'll get to the Olympics in a moment, but first a few words about humanity, which is doomed. I found out about this from a woman who was dressed as a giant cockroach. For the record, at the time I was also dressed as a giant cockroach. This happened
Science NOW When trekking through a forest in French Guiana to study termites, a group of biologists noticed unique spots of blue on the backs of the insects in one nest. Curious, one scientist reached down to pick up one of these termites with a