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Termites Use Poop to Fight Biological Warfare

Termites may use their own poop as a source of natural antibiotics, researchers say. These findings might help explain why human attempts to kill them using biological warfare have failed over the pas... read more

Small is big

They would be in constant warfare ... which they use to attack other ants and cut up prey. According to the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, big-headed ant soldiers grow larger when they enc... read more

CNN SATURDAY EDITION

And this latest development, that Castro has the capability of biological warfare, chemical warfare against the United ... An independent librarian in Santiago de Cuva (ph) who used to fight for the r... read more

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The Life Debate

One may say the virus is not alive since it must use a host cell to replicate its genetic material ... explains that what can bring good consequences can also lead to bad ones. Biological warfare will ... read more


Apes and the Origins of Human Violence

and who use a leaf as a plate for food. There are chimpanzees using bone-picks to extract the last remnants of marrow from a monkey bone, others digging with stout sticks into mounds of ants or bees o... read more

Learning to love our bugs

"They're playing critical roles in how you interact with the environment, how you process food, how you fight off pathogens ... "Your gut gets disrupted and barren from antibiotic use," says Kraft, th... read more

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Women have termite poisons and toilet deodorizers and flame-retardants ... In my lifetime, more than 75,000 synthetic chemicals and metals have been put to use in America. Chemicals, that in many case... read more

Biological Warfare: Parasitic Wasp Uses A Virus To Control Its Host

Their findings suggest that “DcPV is employed as a biological weapon by D. coccinellae to manipulate the behaviour of C. maculata.” They also examined the ovaries of wasps and found neat little virus ... read more

Wombat poop: Scientists have finally discovered why it’s cubed

The wombat, native to Australia, produces about 80 to 100 cubes of poop each night. It is known to use the dung to mark its territory, depositing piles of the stuff outside burrows and on top of rocks ... read more

Manure happens

“I'm about manured out,” he says, wiping the blood from his hands after helping the birth of a calf; “I thought I'd had enough of studying manure regulations.” Yet Mr Gorder, who is on the board of th... read more

Better, Faster, More Comprehensive Manure Distribution

Andrew Phillips, head of the biological computation research group at the Cambridge Lab said researchers benefit from Microsoft’s history as a software innovator. “We can use methods that ... it would ... read more



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