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Queen Regina

Meet the queen.

THE queen.

The Queen.

Queen Regina. And, just so you know, that would be the Latin pronunciation of Regina, using a hard-g sound in Latin, not the soft-g sound in English. 255 more words

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Hot and Scalding

Some organisms manage to harness extreme heat

We all know that dragons and other mythical beasts are frequently given the power of fire-blowing or fire-spitting, but I also know that fire and life don’t mix well and can therefore categorically rule out the existence of fire-producing creatures (with the exception of fire-blowing circus and stage acts). 600 more words

Zoology

Entomologist Interview

Original Link :

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcomm/Magazine/2015/Summer2015/corner.html

Entomologist Reddy Palli has focused his career on developing environmentally sound pest management methods. In the process, he has developed technologies that have human health implications, including a gene switch that is in phase 3 clinical trials to fight cancer. 529 more words

Environment

Catching the Entomology Bug

It’s good to find an inspiring story highlighting a child’s interest in scientific exploration and the support of parents and the entomological community to foster that passion. 530 more words

Science

Question of the Week: Stink Bug Nymphs

Last week the question was:  What just hatched on this soybean leaf?

These are stink bug nymphs that hatched from the barrel shaped eggs to their right.   60 more words

Question Of The Week

glimpse of beauty...

along a bleak, parched shoreline of an Oregon lake. A single piece of lush vegetation stood out with this ‘butterfly’ spread to the sun.

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