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Category: Natural World | Posted on 8-15-2020 | 7 comments
By identifying the chemical signal that triggers swarms to form, it may be possible to stop swarming entirely.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 1-26-2020 | 8 comments
A plague of locusts of biblical proportions has been devouring vast swathes of crops across east Africa.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 2-13-2017 | 1 comment
The South American country has declared a state of emergency following a mass influx of the insects.
Category: Science & Technology | Posted on 7-7-2016 | 1 comment
The migratory pests could end up being turned in to bomb-detection systems for use in war zones.
Category: Spirituality | Posted on 10-20-2015 | 54 comments
An analysis of dust particles retrieved from the shroud has uncovered plant DNA from all over the world.
Category: Natural World | Posted on 3-22-2013 | 32 comments
Some Israelis have found a novel new way to deal with the locust swarm - cooking and eating them.
Category: Bizarre | Posted on 5-16-2011 | 10 comments
Sisters Susan and Sandy Smith have come up with an unusual business model - insect wing jewellery.
Category: Archived News | Posted on 8-26-2004 | 0 comments
It seemed like an invasion of Biblical proportions in the Italian town of Matera, the outdoor setting for Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of The Christ.
Category: Archived News | Posted on 4-5-2004 | 1 comment
All over eastern Australia farmers are struggling to cope with great swarms of locusts.
Category: Archived News | Posted on 3-4-2004 | 7 comments
With the Passover celebration just weeks away, a locust plague of biblical proportions could threaten parts of the Middle East and Africa, according to a United...