Researchers find mother beetles eat young that beg too much
Insect larvae turn pan-ready with home appliance Farm 432
Team uses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from water
(Phys.org) —New research, just published, details how University of Cincinnati researchers have developed and tested a solar-powered nano filter that is able to remove harmful carcinogens and antibiotics ...
Thames Water, 2OC will deliver power from London's fatbergs
Fruit flies medicate their larvae with alcohol
Researchers discover wasp larva disinfect their food before eating
Company that transforms garbage into ethanol attracts big investors
Small fish exploits forbidding environment
Jellyfish moved into the oceans off the coast of southwest Africa when the sardine population crashed. Now another small fish is living in the oxygen-depleted zone part-time and turning the once ecologically ...
Algae may be secret weapon in climate change war
Driven by fluctuations in oil prices, and seduced by the prospect of easing climate change, experts are ramping up efforts to squeeze fuel out of a promising new organism: pond scum.
Soil bacterium causes biofuel breakdown
(Phys.org) —Biofuels made from plant materials—also known as lignocellulosic biofuels—have promise as a source of sustainable alternative fuels thanks to soil bacterium known as Enterobacter lignolyticus ...
Bees dance the light fantastic
Honeybees use a pattern of light in the sky invisible to humans to direct one another to a honey source, scientists have found.
Study shows pesticides make some ants more aggressive
(Phys.org) —Research carried out at Victoria University of Wellington shows that exposure to some commonly used pesticides makes an invasive ant species more aggressive and more likely to survive conflict with a native ...
Fear of predators drives honey bees away from good food sources
Most of us think of honey bees as having a bucolic, pastoral existence—flying from flower to flower to collect the nectar they then turn into honey. But while they're capable of defending themselves with ...
Edible algae—coming to a rooftop near you?
On a hotel rooftop in Bangkok, dozens of barrels of green liquid bubble under the sun—the latest innovation in urban farming.