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Don’t Get Stung By Summer’s Stingers

June 16th, 2017

Don’t Get Stung By Summer’s Stingers! Use the tips below!  Seal cracks and crevices: Seal all visible cracks and crevices to keep these pests from moving indoors, and regularly inspect around the yard and along the perimeter of the house for nests. Keep food covered: During a picnic or cookout, cover all food when outside and […]

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Are Cicadas Coming Out Of Their Long Sleep Early?

May 25th, 2017

Anybody who lives in the Southeastern region of the United States is definitely acquainted with the humming sounds of numerous cicadas. Some find their humming to be relaxing; while others cannot tolerate the sounds they make. Typically cicadas are supposed to remain underground for seventeen years before surfacing. However, one species of cicada, brood X, […]

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Pest & Termite Control Blog Round Up!

April 2nd, 2017

Ants Invading Homes | B&B Pest Control Swarming Termite Season | The Termite Boys 10 Bed Bug Facts | Johnny B’s Pest Control Fifty New Spider Species Are Discovered Largest Dose Of Antivenom Ever Becomes Necessary After A Boy Sustains A Bite From A Venomous Spider Can Spiders Be Mailed in An Envelope? Do Spiders […]

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A Zika Vaccine Is On The Horizon

December 21st, 2016

Normally vaccines take years to produce, and then a particular vaccine must be properly tested and licensed. However, researchers attempting to develop a vaccine for Zika say that a vaccine could be on the market sooner than normal. A mere ten months after US government politicians convened to discuss how Zika should be funded, researchers […]

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New Possible Insecticide Found in Bacteria

December 16th, 2016

We find a great deal of our pharmaceutical ingredients right in our natural environment. Scientists recently discovered a new class of peptides called rhabdopeptide/xenortide peptides (RXPs) produced by the bacteria Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus that are able to kill insect larvae. Out in nature this bacteria works symbiotically with its nematode host to survive, which involves […]

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A Genetically Odd Snail Manages To Mate Despite Unfavorable Odds

December 5th, 2016

A snail that has been named Jeremy has been known to the public for a while due to its strange appearance. Unlike other snails, Jeremy is considered a “lefty,” which means that Jeremy’s shell swirls counterclockwise and his sexual organs are located on the left side of his head. Jeremy could be considered a mirror […]

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Keep Pantry Pests Out Of Holiday Cooking

November 21st, 2016

Bug Busters offer tips for pantry pest prevention ATLANTA – The holiday season is upon us, which means families will be spending a lot of time cooking and baking in the kitchen. When digging through your cabinets and storage for baking necessities, like cookie cutters and containers of flour, make sure you are leaving unwanted […]

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Company Punishes Employees By Making Them Eat Bugs!?

November 16th, 2016

Company Punishes Employees By Making Them Eat Bugs!? Everyone makes a mistake now and then at work. Even the most perfect employee is going to have a bad day every now and again. Usually the worst punishment you can expect to receive is a lecture from your boss, unless of course you really screw up […]

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Where Do Bugs Go During The Winter?

October 27th, 2016

Some bugs migrate to warmer climates during the winter months; some hibernate, while others are learning to stick out the cold months thanks to global warming. Bugs have a variety of ways of surviving the winter months. Often times spiders, insects and all types of arthropods will resort to “invasion” in order to avoid succumbing […]

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Mad Scientists Create Three-Eyed Cyclops Beetle

August 26th, 2016

Most people are familiar with the stereotype of the “mad scientist”. They tend to have crazy hair that sticks out in every direction, are known to laugh maniacally every so often, and are fond of creating monstrous abominations through genetic experimentation. Of course, most people also know that they died out with Joseph Mengele…or did […]

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