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Mosquitos and the dangers they pose

Nearly a million people and countless animals are killed by mosquito-borne illnesses every year. And so, on August 20, we participate in National Mosquito Day to raise awareness of how these diseases impact us, and how we can reduce risks.

Here are some of the biggest diseases:

West Nile Virus. Awareness of West Nile Virus […]

How insect control helps livestock producers

Ticks and mosquitoes are typical warm-weather nuisances for the average person, but livestock producers and other animal caretakers have a whole other host of insect pests to worry about. Don’t even get us started on the variety of flies alone there are: stable flies, horn flies, house flies, horse flies, deer flies, face flies, not […]

Genome secrets of the bedbug may help you sleep tight

Have you ever checked into a questionable motel room where the threat of bedbugs leaves you tossing and turning all night? Well, thanks to a group of scientists who have successfully decoded the insect’s DNA, there may be new ways to exterminate the blood-sucking parasite, and in turn, help you to rest peacefully.

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