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Macro Photography Outings - March 2015

The warm and dry weather continued in March 2015. From my experience, insects and bugs are more difficult to find in such weather. Hence, I decided to have fewer outings this month. 463 more words


How to make a Dad mad #39

Let him discover that the seemingly endless supply of fruit flies in the house are being perpetuated by a rotten half-eaten apple and a bowl that contains an unifentifiable substance which have been under your bed for more than a month.


Huh! Grandma was wrong

My wife returned to Idaho at about the same time as my son took us to his house. This turned out lucky, because she picked me up and took me home. 303 more words

10 Things You Need To Know Now

I’ve completed the research. I’ve had help from various polls, the wonderful Borowitz report and numerous street rumors. So these critical truths are presented for your perusal. 407 more words

Gnats are the Houdini of bugs. (aka, I want a housecleaner)

It’s gnat season.  Not sure if that’s really a ‘thing’, but it is at my house.  Gnats, fruit flies, whatever you want to call them, I call them ridiculously annoying.   820 more words


Mutational Chain Reaction Can Spread Throughout Insect Populations

By David O’Brochta

A report recently published in Science describes a system by which one can introduce mutations into insect genomes and have those mutations quickly spread to all of the mutant’s progeny, and to all of their progeny’s progeny, and so on.The new system does not follow the standard rules of chromosome and gene transmission. 525 more words

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The giddy minstrel lived on fruit

Flies, moguls, caprice and hunks

Of Cheese and Bread

She did not give a damn about


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