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  • Stink bugs are ruining Virginia's apples

    Stink bugs are ruining Virginia's apples
    As if you needed another reason to dislike stink bugs: they are ruining Virginia’s apples. The odorous insects caused $37 million in damage to the 11 varieties grown in the Old Dominion, according to the state Office of the Secretary of Agriculture...
  • Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free

    Experts find way to make mosquitoes dengue-free
    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Injecting a bacteria into mosquitoes can block them from transmitting the dengue virus and help control the spread of a disease that kills 20,000 annually in more than 100 countries, scientists said. In two papers published in the...
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  • $5.7 million to battle "bug from hell"

    Apple lovers can breath a little easier because the federal government allocated $5.7 million to fight brown-marmorated stink bugs in Virginia and six other states. The pest, which Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., calls “the bug from hell,”...
  • Pixelligent dreams big with minuscule particles

    Pixelligent dreams big with minuscule particles
    Your next smartphone screen or TV display might be brighter, the synthetic oil in your car might perform better and computer chips might be more durable — all thanks to minuscule particles that are starting to be manufactured in Baltimore....
  • Getting educated on GMOs

    Getting educated on GMOs
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Karen Kolowski weighs in on...
  • Activists grill producers of modified corn

    Activists grill producers of modified corn
    As the Midwest crunches into sweet corn season, a new type will be appearing on grocery store shelves — even though shoppers have no way to recognize it. It's genetically modified sweet corn from the biotech giant Monsanto, engineered to resist a...
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  • Is organic really worth it?

    Is organic really worth it?
    Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis, RD, CNSD, CSP, weighs in on organic food. Should you choose the organic strawberries versus conventional ones? Both are bright and...
  • Fragrant Gardenias Perfume Local Landscapes

     
    Walking down the garden path has become a real pleasure. I like to look at the flowers and see some of the wildlife too. But at this time of the year there is yet another dimension – the fragrant gardenias. Did you know there are lots of gardenia...
  • Scientists release wasps to control citrus pest

     
    UC Riverside scientists release 300 Pakistani wasps, Tamarixia radiata, in hopes that they feed on the Asian citrus psyllid currently threatening the state's citrus crops....