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Video: Engineering a new mosquito

Scientists have long been looking for ways to reduce or get rid of insect-borne diseases, and NC State University's Sophia Webster is taking a new approach that involves genetically engineering the mosquitoes.

dateNov 15, 2016 in Biotechnology
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New info on an elusive green cicada

For nearly 80 years, the North American cicada Okanagana viridis has received little attention in scientific literature, but a new article in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America provides the first notes on ...

dateSep 12, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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New trap and lure captures bed bugs more effectively

A new pitfall trap designed to capture bed bugs is more effective than those currently on the market, according to the authors of an article appearing in the next issue of the Journal of Economic Entomology. The authors also ...

dateAug 06, 2013 in Ecology
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