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Enhanced bee allergy vaccine succeeds in clinical trials

July 18, 2019 By
Australian researchers successfully completed a human trial on a vaccine designed to eliminate the risk of severe allergic reactions to European honey bees. Read more»
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Giant bee found after 38-year absence

March 5, 2019 By
The Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto) had not been recorded since 1981 until this January in Indonesia. Read more»
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Orkin acquires 7 in Q1 2016

April 7, 2016 By
Atlanta-based Orkin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc., completed seven U.S. acquisitions during the first quarter of 2016. Rollins also announced its purchase of Murray Pest Control in Adelaide, Australia, earlier in the quarter. “These acquisitions add to our... Read more»
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Rollins acquires Murray Pest in Australia

March 4, 2016 By
Atlanta-based Rollins has acquired Murray Pest Control in South Australia. The acquisition closed March 1 and continues Rollins’ expansion in Australia since entering the country in 2014. Established in 1957 and headquartered in Adelaide, Australia, Murray Pest Control is a... Read more»
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Insects Limited to co-host Australian conference

December 8, 2015 By
The 12th Fumigants & Pheromones Conference and Workshop will take place at the Adelaide Conference Center in Adelaide, South Australia, March 6-9, 2016. It will be co-hosted by Indianapolis-based Insects Limited Inc., along with Australian Fumigation, based in Adelaide. “Helping... Read more»
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Hidden Camera Captures Unexpected Pests

June 11, 2015 By
Are hidden cameras among your arsenal of pest management tools? They are in Australia, where the high tech equipment helps biologists determine the effectiveness of their pest management efforts, National Rural News reports. They set up cameras in Barmah National Park to monitor... Read more»
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Why is is Raining Spiders in Australia?

May 20, 2015 By
It’s raining spiders in Australia, a phenomena that occurs fairly often. Live Science and NBC News report the “spider rain” is actually spiders that are ballooning, or releasing their silk from a high location. It happens all the time, according to University... Read more»
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Australian Farmers Counting Mice to Help Curb Crop Damage

April 14, 2015 By
Mouse Census Week is now underway in Australia, where farmers are busy tracking the mouse activity on their properties. The Land, a newspaper founded in 1911 for those living the rural and country life Down Under, reports that this initiative,... Read more»
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