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Safeguarding Your Home Against Allergies and Asthma

Common household pests, such as cockroaches and stinging insects, can pose a significant threat to asthma and allergy sufferers.

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Scientists Develop Artificial Surfaces Insects Cannot Climb

Beetles, cockroaches, and ants will have a harder time walking on facades or air conditioners in the future – thanks to the bio-inspired, anti-adhesive surfaces.

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Tips to Keep Food Safe In the Summer

During warm weather, it is especially important to take extra precautions and practice safe food handling when preparing perishable foods such as meat, poultry, seafood and egg products.

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Insects Wings Found to Have Natural Antibiotics

Scientists have discovered that cicadas, a locust-like insect, have wings that naturally kill some bacteria on contact. This could potentially be used to keep public surfaces, like handrails, clean. The clanger cicada keeps bacteria away because of the small spikes

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Getting Rid Of Bugs, Try Eating Them??

Getting Rid Of Bugs, Try Eating Them?? Gross or great? Unexpected delicacies from around the world.

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Are These Pests Your Uninvited Guests?

Fall can be a very busy season for insects, rodents, and other pests but many homeowners don’t realize it. Many overwintering pests, like mice and rodents become a problem. Find out more about Fall pests »

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Creepy Bug Photos

The Idolomantis Diabolica is sometimes known as the “King of all mantids” for the obvious reason: it’s beauty, size and rarity, is one of the largest species of praying mantis that mimic flowers. (Photo by: Scott Thompson)


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Reduce Squash Bugs in Your Garden

Squash bugs and squash beetles can be attacking your fall pumpkin and cucumber plants this time of year.  Here is a simple solution that can be applied directly to your plants without harming them.  The tip is to apply it very early in the morning or late in the evening so the plants don’t burn in the

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Get Those Bugs Off Your Car Bumper

Do you hate the thought of cleaning your car bumper from all the dead bugs that have landed there?  Here is an easy way to wipe them clean.d5852de2b221b2f3b93f737e758e6a0d

Here’s what you need:

  • Spray bottle
  • Dryer sheet
  • Warm water

That’s it. Put the dryer sheet in the spray bottle and fill the bottle half (or so)…

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Bug Tip Tuesday!!

How to make a fruit fly trap:

  • You will need a empty glass jar.
  • Make a funnel out of paper and tape it to stay closed.IMG_8242
  • Pour about 1/4 – 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar into the jar.
  • Put small fruit into jar – a slice of apple or banana will work fine.
  • Insert…

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Massachusetts Areas on High Alert for West Nile

Late last week the Massachusetts…

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Crazy Beetles

This is one crazy beetle!  Goliath Beetles are some of the largest insects on earth.  They mostly live in Africa and feed on fruit and tree sap.  When fully grown, they can reach between 3.5-4.5 inches long.  They even have a secondary pair of wings.  We are sure many people are glad these are only found in Africa.

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