Cicada

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Name: Cicada
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Riverby Estate wins again at NZ International Wine Show (Fuseworks)

Marlborough fine wine producer Riverby Estate has achieved something unique with the success of its Cicada Gewurztraminer 2013 at the NZ International Wine Show last weekend.It was the third year in a row that Riverby had won a trophy at the NZIWS; NZ’s ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Winemaker, Cicada, Fruit
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Setting Insect Data To Music Helps Scientists Find Patterns

Sparkly!Face of a Henicopsaltria eydouxii cicadaPhoto by Toby Hudson on Wikimedia Commons , CC BY-SA 3.0 AU Well, it certainly sounds nicer than real cicadas would otherwise. To help them analyze data they had recorded about when cicadas sing, a ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Why we should consider eating insects

MANILA, Philippines – A United Nations (UN) study revealed that there is an 80 percent chance that the world population would go sky-high, between 9.6 billion and 12.3 billion by 2100, contrary to previously published studies indicating population to ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Dear Google: It's not you, it's me

Dear Google,I stand before you today a broken man, beholden to the whims and wiles of a distant, faceless corporate master. In case it wasn't clear – that's you, Google. You broke me.You see, 10 years ago I was the master of my own destiny. My data was ... [Published NetworkWorld - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Real Men Eat Bugs

_ Personally, I have yet to reach this status. The closest I have ventured to eating insects is consuming the "Exo" protein bar made with cricket flour in cacao and peanut butter and jelly flavors. They were delicious while providing protein, carbohydrate, ... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Killer wasp seldom stings people

The cicada killer wasp, Sphecius speciosus.Dear Dr. Dirt: This year we have seen the following insect in our lawn. It is about 1½ inches long, has a caramel-brown upper torso and head, and a black and pale yellow striped bottom body. Its two feelers ... [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Winners announced for Pioneer Ridge Nature Center’s photo contest

Overall winners of this year’s Beauty of Nature photo contestBLOOMFIELD, IA -- Heartland residents can go inside to appreciate the beauty of the outdoors.The Pioneer Ridge Nature Center judged the winners of their fifth annual Beauty of Nature photo contest ... [Published KTVO - Sep 26 2014]
Entities: Cicada, Lizard, Layoffs
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

8 of the UK's most endangered insects and invertebrates – in pictures

A number of insects are under threat. With the help of Buglife , the Invertebrate Conservation Trust, we’ve chosen 8 of the most gloriousThe Ladybird Spider won its name for having similar markings to a ladybird. It is a rare and protected species which ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Take to the streets with your children

Our feet - arched for stepping; our enlarged knee and hip joints, evolved for walking long distances - become temporarily redundant. Walking is soothing, meditative, practical and interconnecting, uniting us with our community, so why do so many of us ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Another scholar cancels at U of Illinois, saying school doesn’t ‘protect faculty from donors’

From Inside Higher Ed : Steve Cicala, an assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago, says he has canceled the lecture he was scheduled to deliver to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Business next month. ... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: genome analysis of cicada endosymbiont, germline genome of Oxytricha trifallax, and more. read more ... [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Genome, Endosymbiont, Cicada
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

47 Surprising Facts About Animals

1. Hummingbirds can fly backwards .2. Some spiders can grow bigger in urban areas .3. Cicadas expand and contract their exoskeletons to make their loud calls .4. When caterpillars metamorphosize, they digest themselves into a “ soup ,” then reform into ... [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 24 2014]

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The FAO has been studying entomophagy for over ten years now but even it admits, "the science of edible insects is still at a relatively pioneering stage, it boasts only a few scientists of renown." Until his death last year Dr Gene DeFoliart was one of the best-known and most-referenced...
All of which means I have traded control over my own data for a boost in simplicity. And you know what they say – "those who would give up essential data control to purchase a little temporary simplicity deserve neither data control nor simplicity." Or something like that
...My impetus for this discussion occurred when I discovered the book, "Edible - An Adventure into the World of Eating Insects and the Last Great Hope to Save the Planet" by Daniella Martin (2014)...
"They are all over. We don't limit it to just Iowa, it's anywhere they can take these photos so I know we have some from the badlands, we have some from right out here at Pioneer Ridge" said Pioneer Ridge Nature Center naturalist Annette Wittrock

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Riverby Estate wins again at NZ International W... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 3 hours ago]
Riverby Estate wins again at NZ International W... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 3 hours ago]
Setting Insect Data To Music Helps Scientists F... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - 6 hours ago]
Dairy goat farm thrives in this idyllic Terabithia [Published KansasCity.com - 11 hours ago]
Public tour planned at KU medicinal garden Oct. 4 [Published University of Kansas - 13 hours ago]
Meditation Techniques For People Who Hate Medit... [Published Fast Company - 14 hours ago]
The buzz about entomophagy: Is eating insects m... [Published Gizmag - 19 hours ago]
Dear Google: It's not you, it's me [Published NetworkWorld - Sep 29 2014]
Why we should consider eating insects [Published Philippine Star - Sep 29 2014]
Box turtles will be hatching soon in Savannah, ... [Published Savannah Morning News - Sep 29 2014]
Brett Whiteley: West of the Divide review – the... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
October Nature Almanac: The humble hackberry [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Sep 28 2014]
Real Men Eat Bugs [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Sep 27 2014]
Killer wasp seldom stings people [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 27 2014]
Beetles, bugs are different critters [Published Bonners Ferry Herald - Sep 27 2014]
Winners announced for Pioneer Ridge Nature Cent... [Published KTVO - Sep 26 2014]
John Porcellino's 'The Hospital Suite' peels ba... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 26 2014]
Hudson Happenings: Top 39 things to do this wee... [Published New Jersey Online - Sep 26 2014]
8 of the UK's most endangered insects and inver... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 26 2014]
'Quien es Dayani Cristal?' (Who is Dayani Crist... [Published Elon University - Sep 26 2014]
Take to the streets with your children [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 26 2014]
Freshwater Report 9/25 [Published Daily Progress - Sep 25 2014]
Feature: Reel 'em in [Published Pacific Sun - Sep 25 2014]
Music of the World with Stephen Kent - Septembe... [Published KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley - Sep 25 2014]
A Cockroach Crawled On My Face And I'll Never B... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 25 2014]
Another scholar cancels at U of Illinois, sayin... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 25 2014]
Chicago Tribune Nina Metz column [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 25 2014]
This Week in Cell [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 24 2014]
47 Surprising Facts About Animals [Published BuzzFeed - Sep 24 2014]
MidPoint Music Festival Critic's Picks: Friday [Published Cincinnati CityBeat - Sep 23 2014]
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Setting Insect Data To Music Helps Scientists F... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - 6 hours ago]
Sparkly!Face of a Henicopsaltria eydouxii cicadaPhoto by Toby Hudson on Wikimedia Commons , CC BY-SA 3.0 AU Well, it certainly sounds nicer than real cicadas would otherwise. To help them analyze data they had recorded about when cicadas sing, a ...
A Cockroach Crawled On My Face And I'll Never B... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Sep 25 2014]
Nightmares are real. Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed I've never felt at peace with the insect kingdom. I have a problem with bugs. And they have a problem with me. I can forgive the hundreds of ants that crawled into my box of Frosted Flakes one time. And ...
Another scholar cancels at U of Illinois, sayin... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 25 2014]
From Inside Higher Ed : Steve Cicala, an assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago, says he has canceled the lecture he was scheduled to deliver to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Business next month. ...
This Week in Cell [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Sep 24 2014]
In Cell this week: genome analysis of cicada endosymbiont, germline genome of Oxytricha trifallax, and more. read more ...
Reducing Pesticides and Boosting Harvests [Published Ecology Global Network - Sep 23 2014]
Courtesy of youris.com European Research Media Center Scientists in Northern Italy are experimenting with unusual and totally eco-friendly sound and odor devices to fight off insects from their cultivated fields. And their studies suggest that ...
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