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Termite's Life Cycle

A termite colony starts when a king and queen pair up during an annual mating flight and settle down to start a family. At first, the eggs the queen termite produces go from, larva to nymph to worker and soldier termites that care for the nest. When the colony gets big enough, the king and queen... more
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Inbreeding May Be Reason for Bedbug Spread

Inbreeding may be the secret to the bedbug's success, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday. After nearly disappearing in the United States, the bloodsucking pests have made a comeback in recent years, quickly infesting apartment buildings and stubbornly resisting common insecticides. The city of New... more
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