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Posted on: 30 July, 2017

Author: Alexander P

Pheromones: The Great Communicators

When a stream of ants picks up on and then follows this fake trail, the assassin bugs attack the ants and eat them due to the alarm pheromones. Pheromones: The Great Communicators Can pheromones ind... When a stream of ants picks up on and then follows this fake trail, the assassin bugs attack the ants and eat them due to the alarm pheromones. Pheromones: The Great Communicators Can pheromones induce camaraderie or emotions in animals as they are thought to do in humans? When we talk of animals having emotions, we often speak in human terms. We say, “That dog...

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Posted on: 30 July, 2017

Author: Alexander P

The role of pheromones in the insect world

He decided to use Mayer’s VNO cauterization technique on her rats. She closed the female rats’ VNOs and brought in the males. Even close contact with the males and their urine failed to in... He decided to use Mayer’s VNO cauterization technique on her rats. She closed the female rats’ VNOs and brought in the males. Even close contact with the males and their urine failed to induce ovulation in the females whose VNOs had been closed. This discovery showed a link between the animal VNO and the mammalian 7 reproductive system. It was, Johns told us, “a thrilling discovery.”...

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Posted on: 30 July, 2017

Author: Alexander P

The tick uses several different pheromones

The tick uses several different pheromones as it goes about its daily business. Without pheromones, the tick (many of which have no eyes) would live in a dark world. One pheromone appropriately called... The tick uses several different pheromones as it goes about its daily business. Without pheromones, the tick (many of which have no eyes) would live in a dark world. One pheromone appropriately called an assembly pheromone helps the tick attract the company of other ticks. When the tick is lonely, it releases this pheromone onto the surfaces it touches. Other ticks who happen to pass over these...

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Posted on: 16 July, 2017

Author: Anas Jafri

5 Tips for Keeping Your Inside Plants Alive

Some people have the innate gift of caring and fostering plants and flowers. Commonly known as a green thumb, this gift can lead to a remarkable garden or home filled with thriving plants and flowers. Not everyone has this innate talent with plants and flowers. For a whole part of the population, the seemingly simple act of keeping inside plants alive is infuriating. However, for people who have been tragically killing their houseplants for years, just a few tricks and tips can turn them into great indoor gardeners.   Learn About Your Plants Plants are often given as gifts, whether for...

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Posted on: 06 July, 2017

Author: Hire Rush

Ways the oil industry is becoming safer and more sustainable

The oil industry is one of the largest pollutants and climate change contributors. However, the scientists and engineers continue developing certain technological improvements allowing to make it safer for the environment.  Oil and gas production are among the least sustainable industries one could imagine. The damage to the environment and the level of pollution it causes is difficult not to take into account, especially when reviewing the biosphere changes it has been imposing and the climate change contributions it makes. However, let’s not forget about the fact that despite the technological advancements and the revolutionary development of alternative sources of...

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Posted on: 04 July, 2017

Author: george hopson

Is Snow Shoveling Dangerous

Snow shoveling used to be basic. Get a shovel and get the chance to work clearing that driveway. Nowadays it's a great deal more complicated. Many new models have gone to the market for manually clearing snow because of health dangers. Several investigations have been done as of late that demonstrate a solid correlation between increased hazard for heart attack and shoveling snow. For sources on this, essentially search the web, where a lot of studies are sketched out on trustworthy sites, for example, ScienceDaily. Other than heart attacks, many different wounds are correlated, for example, strokes, broken bones, harmed...

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Posted on: 04 July, 2017

Author: Dhivya

Plantation of Trees a must to save the environment

Plantation relates to tree planting and this is an important element for the environment. Thinking of an environment without Trees is impossible, so considering the tree seedlings transplanting for landscaping, land reclamation of forestry is essential.   Plantation of trees is helpful in reducing the ozone levels and most importantly, the trees take in carbon, thereby remove greenhouse gases and carbon dioxide from the air thus the earth remains cool. Plants produce oxygen using water, light and carbon dioxide using process photosynthesis and using this process fuel is produced used by animals as food.   Trees conserve energy and even placing three ...

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Posted on: 04 July, 2017

Author: Brunetti Brunetti

Benefits of Switching Your Home Over to Solar Power

Property owners in Tasmania looking for a way to cut their energy costs should consider migrating over to a solar power. Solar cell technology has advanced dramatically in recent years to the point where residential property owners can now easily afford these alternatives to fossil fuel. By switching over to solar power a property owner will be able to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels and save money by installing solar power systems in their property. Things to Bear in Mind When Migrating Over to Solar Power The decision to migrate over to solar power is not one to be...

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Posted on: 14 June, 2017

Author: Harshad Jethra

Get Ready For The Monsoon!

There is so much that the monsoon season reminds you of! Monsoons have a personality of their own which is unique and very special. So you feel like going out dancing in the rain, maybe grab bite or two when you’re out with friends, or some fine comfort food as you catch a ball game while at home.   There is so much that the monsoon season reminds you of! Monsoons have a personality of their own which is unique and very special. So you feel like going out dancing in the rain, maybe grab bite or two when you’re out...

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Posted on: 31 May, 2017

Author: Dhivya

Environmental Protection, the need of the hour

Environmental protection is important because the disruptions done to the environment are man-made. This disturbs the ecosystems resulting in creating danger for people and animals, even leading to extinction of animals. Thus it makes mankind to have some moral obligation so that long-term health is not threatened and prosperity of the environment is assured.   Protecting environment helps protecting different ecosystems. Humans, over the years have discovered that ecosystems are complex than it was originally thought and stay deeply connected to ecosystems. Human changes result in danger of extinction that protecting the environment becomes mandatory.   Humans are responsible to protect the...

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