Tag Insects - results: 16

Why edible insects are healthier than a glass of orange juice?

Why edible insects are healthier than a glass of orange juice?

Insects are extremely unpleasant creatures. However, repulsive appearance does not prevent millions of people around the world eating them. Dishes popular in Thailand, Mexico and Japan, and all because they are excellent sources o...

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2019-07-17

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The biggest wasp in the world. Where he lives and what is dangerous

The biggest wasp in the world. Where he lives and what is dangerous

Many of us have had to deal with wasps in the warm time of the year. For some, this meeting ended very badly. Sharp pain, burning, swollen condition at the site of the bite – all this is familiar to us firsthand. Wasps not in vain...

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2019-07-12

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Victims of disasters are saved by the robots, similar to ants

Victims of disasters are saved by the robots, similar to ants

Ants are truly amazing insects, which, with their tiny sizes the ability to build huge nests, gather food for the thousands of relatives and fight with other colonies. They can easily perform such complex tasks within the team — e...

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2019-07-11

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Fossilized spider knows how to Shine eyes even after millions of years

Fossilized spider knows how to Shine eyes even after millions of years

When archaeologists reported the discovery of the remains of any animal, it is usually a question about the fossil bones. However, the researchers also detected the bodies of ancient insects, and often they are inside of amber. Th...

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2019-02-18

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Created the robot, oriented in space by the Sun

Created the robot, oriented in space by the Sun

the French scientists have created a robot that can navigate without GPS. Instead, it copies the "navigation system" desert ants using optical compass, sensitive to polarized light and UV radiation. The robot AntBot detail in the ...

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2019-02-15

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Earth may be completely deprived of insects for the next hundred years

Earth may be completely deprived of insects for the next hundred years

the Fauna of insects is shrinking so fast that it can completely disappear in the next century, the report says scientists from Sydney and Quislings universities and the Chinese Academy of agricultural Sciences in Beijing. Having ...

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2019-02-12

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Scientists weaned mosquitoes drink blood and spread disease

Scientists weaned mosquitoes drink blood and spread disease

Some mosquito species are actively spreading a huge number of deadly diseases, which includes yellow fever and zika virus. They are transferred between organisms while drinking the blood, so the scientists decided to come up with ...

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2019-02-09

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Bumblebees have become an important part of the Internet of things

Bumblebees have become an important part of the Internet of things

According to the publication Business Insider, by 2023, a variety of sensors, lights and other IOT devices will be in consumer and enterprise fields. Will not remain on the sidelines and agriculture — the company intends to use th...

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2018-12-16

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Cockroaches teach robots to overcome obstacles

Cockroaches teach robots to overcome obstacles

it is Unlikely that there are many fans of cockroaches. In addition to the unpleasant appearance, these insects deliver a lot of problems for people. But not a scientist. Scientists, on the contrary, I love studying cockroaches in...

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2018-02-15

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Scientists have discovered a piece of amber extinct spider Chimera

Scientists have discovered a piece of amber extinct spider Chimera

the Opening is always very important from the point of view of science. Especially if these species became extinct hundreds of millions of years ago. These findings help scientists better understand how evolution works, and to kno...

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2018-02-07

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Scientists accidentally found the oldest remains of a butterfly or moth

Scientists accidentally found the oldest remains of a butterfly or moth

Butterflies and moths Lepidoptera are among the most beautiful insects, known to us for thousands of species from around the world. But their evolution has been a mystery to scientists, because the fossilized remains are virtually...

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2018-01-15

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In the US mosquitoes are destroyed using biological weapons

In the US mosquitoes are destroyed using biological weapons

deliver a lot of discomfort, and the assertion is true not only for rural regions of Russia, but also for countries such as the United States. Plus, mosquitoes are carriers of dangerous diseases such as Dengue fever. The staff of...

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2017-11-08

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Japanese scientists have unraveled the secret of ladybugs

Japanese scientists have unraveled the secret of ladybugs

In the world there are more than 4,000 species of ladybugs. These amazing beetles in different countries are named differently, but what unites all of these names and their relation to cattle. The Serbs are God's sheep, and in Fra...

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2017-05-16

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How animals see in the dark?

How animals see in the dark?

on a moonless night the light level can be 100 million times lower than in bright daylight. And if we are almost blind and completely helpless in the dark, cats quite successfully hunt down prey, and butterflies quickly fluttering...

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2017-03-19

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At the University of London bees are taught to play ball

At the University of London bees are taught to play ball

Another experiment designed to assess the mental abilities of bumblebees and their cravings for knowledge, ended quite well. They have previously shown their desire for knowledge, so this time researchers from London's Queen Mary ...

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2017-02-24

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Robots vs insects: why tiny drones are inferior to bees?

Robots vs insects: why tiny drones are inferior to bees?

Perhaps the last item on the list of things that can forever change thanks to the drones, will not be delivery of goods or the provision of Internet coverage, but a very valuable service... pollination. Scientists from Japan are s...

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2017-02-13

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