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A natural, alternative insect repellent to DEET

Isolongifolenone, a natural compound found in the Tauroniro tree (Humiria balsamifera) of South America, has been found to effectively deter biting of mosquitoes and to repel ticks, both of which are known spreaders of diseases ...

Feb 05, 2009 4 / 5 (5) 2

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Rats control appetite for poison

(PhysOrg.com) -- Life is tough for woodrats in deserts of the U.S. Southwest. There are few plants for food, and those plants produce poison to deter rodents, insects and other animals. A new University of ...

Aug 09, 2011 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

Pistachios make healthy decafs

If caffeine gets your blood pumping more than it should, here's a piece of good news: when roasted appropriately, pistachios can become a tasty and healthier substitute for coffee, with all the aromas and ...

Jun 23, 2011 4.5 / 5 (2) 1

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