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Monday, January 18, 2021



Overcoming the 'yuck factor': Yellow grub becomes EU's first insect food

January 13, 2021 5:46 pm

Rich in protein, fat and fibre, they are likely to be the first of many insects to feature on European's plates in the coming years.

Want to get rid of bed bugs? Debunk these myths first

October 16, 2019 4:14 pm

Don't believe the myths surrounding bed-bug infestation. Read the facts here.

Toxic nectar affects behaviour of insect pollinators: Research

December 13, 2014 5:32 pm

Natural toxins in nectar and pollen can poison insects and affect their memory, behaviour and reproductive success, researchers have found.

A built-in antifreeze

January 24, 2010 10:45 pm

As the mercury plunges to its annual lows,those of us at higher latitudes retreat to cozy shelters. We might sympathise with the birds...

Oxford experts reveal secrets of long-haul insect flights

September 18, 2009 12:51 pm

Scientists studying the flexible wings of insects have discovered what makes them so efficient compared to the rigid wings of a man-made aircraft.