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World news about “Insects” published by euronews.

SCIENCE | 11/06 13:48 CET

Seeing inside insects to mimic their movements and build better machines

Seeing inside insects to mimic their movements and build better machines

Better understanding how insects move in space and time could provide useful clues for industrial innovation. That is according to scientists at the ==Institute of Technology in the German city of Karlsruhe==, who have developed a process using 3D X-ray films showing the…

  • Mapping the mosquito
    SCIENCE | 15/07 12:15 CET

    Mapping the mosquito

    Head to the park for a picnic this summer and you might find you are the one who is on the menu. In Europe, mosquitos are out in full force…

  • Cockroaches set for bitter end
    SCIENCE | 29/05 14:51 CET

    Cockroaches set for bitter end

    The indomitable cockroach has long been considered one of man's greatest foes. Widely believed to be obstinate enough to survive nuclear war…

  • It’s a bug’s eye
    SCIENCE | 22/05 13:16 CET

    It’s a bug’s eye

    Insects have a wide field of view and are acutely sensitive to motion. Their eyes are made up of thousands of light-sensing structures. Each…

  • Insects food of the future
    13/05 18:05 CET

    Insects food of the future

    Is this the shape of food to come? Most Westerners would be disgusted at the idea of this being a staple food, but for many in the third world…

  • Bugs for breakfast, anyone?
    SCIENCE | 16/01 14:09 CET

    Bugs for breakfast, anyone?

    Producing more food to feed a growing population puts more strain on the world's already limited resources. Raising livestock takes up a…

  • A World without bees?
    FUTURIS | 07/10 15:26 CET

    A World without bees?

    More and more beekeepers all over the world are witnessing a sharp drop in the number of bees they keep.   In the United States, 25 percent of…

  • One of smallest butterflies could disappear
    13/06 17:00 CET

    One of smallest butterflies could disappear

    One of the world’s smallest butterflies, the Sinai Baton Blue, is threatened with extinction according to scientists. It feeds on a…

  • France gears up in fight against dengue fever
    28/08 17:14 CET

    France gears up in fight against dengue fever

    A deployment of french soldiers has been sent to the country’s caribbean territories of Martinique and Guadeloupe. Their task? Draining…

  • Bee sting therapy
    29/03 20:35 CET

    Bee sting therapy

    Most people avoid being stung by bees, but at a clinic in Beijing patients are queuing up to be deliberately stung. Bee-sting therapy dates…

  • Ants crack property market says Bristol University
    07/05 18:36 CET

    Ants crack property market says Bristol University

    Ants are ‘better than humans’ when it comes to choosing a new home, according to researchers at Bristol University in the UK. 3 mm-long…


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