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Honeybee venom shows promise in breast cancer research

September 22, 2020 By
Recent research conducted to explore the cancer fighting properties of venom from Western honeybees (Apis mellifera) has proved successful. Read more»
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Forget a better mousetrap, build a more ornate bait station

September 2, 2020 By
Anonymouse MMX is an anonymous Swedish artist collective known for covertly creating and displaying mouse-themed miniatures along public streets. Read more»
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Who knew fire ants could become PMPs?

August 5, 2020 By
Red imported fire ants are capable of culling Lone Star tick populations. Read more»
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Quarantine inspires entomologists to ID 9 new phorid fly species

June 25, 2020 By
Two entomologists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles discovered nine new phorid fly species in their respective home laboratories. Read more»
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PMPs participate in Bed Bug Awareness Week

June 11, 2020 By
See how pest management professionals across the industry are spreading information and resources for Bed Bug Awareness Week. Read more»
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Washington records first Asian giant hornet of 2020

June 3, 2020 By
The Washington State Department of Agriculture confirmed an Asian giant hornet carcass, which was reported on a roadway near Custer, Wash. Read more»
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Are you bored enough to role-play a worker ant?

May 20, 2020 By
NBC News reports that more than 1.8 million people have joined a Facebook group titled "A group where we all pretend to be ants in an ant colony." Read more»
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Study finds benefits in ‘bug butter’

February 19, 2020 By
Researchers at Ghent University, baked three types of waffles, cookies and cakes using fat from the larvae of black soldier flies as a butter substitute. Read more»
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Pest control small part of Super Bowl ad

February 3, 2020 By
Were you one of the millions of viewers who tuned in to the Super Bowl Sunday night? Did you catch the commercial that featured pest control? Read more»
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Going beyond pest control with holiday cards

December 23, 2019 By
We recently came across a great story about how a pest control technician helped a customer have a merry Christmas this year. During a routine quality check, Hope Adcock met Mary Laws, a long-term resident at a senior housing complex.... Read more»