Archive: 03/31/2011

Repulsive smell could combat bed bugs

In recent years, bed bug infestations have become increasingly common in Swedish homes. There are two different species of bed bug that suck blood from humans – the common bed bug and the tropical bed bug. Increased ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Other
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Getting closer to a better biocontrol for garden pests

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have found strains of bacteria that could one day be used as environmentally friendly treatments to keep caterpillars and other pests out of gardens and cultivated fields.

dateMar 31, 2011 in Ecology
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Expanding the degrees of surface freezing

(PhysOrg.com) -- As part of the quest to form perfectly smooth single-molecule layers of materials for advanced energy, electronic, and medical devices, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in General Physics
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