Blog Posts in 2016

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  • Drones May Be Used in War on Mosquito Borne Diseases
    Drones May Be Used in War on Mosquito Borne Diseases

    The number of potential uses for drones is being expanded. Special drones are being developed to aid in the war against mosquito borne diseases. These drones would fly mosquito catching traps into ...

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  • Getting Closer to Answers on Decline in Honey Bees Population
    Getting Closer to Answers on Decline in Honey Bees Population

    We all want to do whatever we can to protect our pollinators—especially honey bees. Honey bees have been hit with a number of problems over the last decade, and entire task forces of scientists have ...

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  • November Cartoon
    November Cartoon

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  • Controlling Head Lice is a Challenge in Schools
    Controlling Head Lice is a Challenge in Schools

    With children going back to school, outbreaks of head lice in schools are more likely. The best control for this pest is using an over-the-counter head louse shampoo or lotion, plus combing the hair ...

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  • A New Bed Bug in Florida
    A New Bed Bug in Florida

    The common bed bug has come back with a vengeance. But there is also another bed bug, the tropical bed bug, which has recently been found in Florida. The tropical bed bug is almost identical to the ...

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  • Cockroaches to the Rescue?
    Cockroaches to the Rescue?

    After an earthquake or other disaster, accurately and quickly locating people trapped in rubble can save lives. While specially trained dogs have been invaluable to locate trapped people in many ...

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