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Bugs are back, but where have they been? News

by David, 26 September 2019 | 0 comments

Brown moth with segmented, furry body.

By Andrea Wild and Bryan Lessard Insect populations boom during warmer and wetter months. But have you ever wondered where they go during winter?

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Five reasons why insects are like Pokémon News

by David, 29 July 2016 | 0 comments

Three images - one of a caterpillar, one of a pupa and one of a butterfly.

If you’re a Pokémon fan, then you’re probably obsessed with collecting every species. But did you know that Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri got his inspiration from insects? Here are some reasons why entomology (the study of insects) is like playing Pokémon in real life.

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Bacteria spiked by black silicon News

by Pat, 13 December 2013 | 0 comments

Dragonfly.

Recently we explained how some microbes keep us healthy. Unfortunately, not all microorganisms are helpful, and some cause illness. Recent discoveries could help keep nasties at bay.

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Life of bugs Activity

by Pat, 8 November 2012 | 0 comments

Container with bran, potato and mealworms.

Have you ever wondered about a bug’s life cycle? grow some mealworms and see their entire lives unfold right before your eyes!

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