July 2017  

Pest News Minute archives

Title: Ants Are Maximizers 

Date: August 3, 2017

Grasshopper, Maximizer, Insect, Pest News, Pest News Minute

​​Title: The Healing Power of Maggots

Date: July 10, 2017

​Maggots, Wounds, Sores

Title: Venom Extract Shortage  ​ 

Date: July 3, 2017

Honey bee, Hornet, Venom​

Title: Insect Vision is Better Than You’d Think 

Date: September 8, 2017

Flies, insect, insect vision, compound eyes, lens, photoreceptor cells, focus

July 2017

Pest News Minute Playlist

​​​Title: Hemlock Trees Endangered

Date: July 25, 2017

​Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Hemlock Trees, Michigan, Endangered

Title: Asian Citrus Psyllid-Crop Destroyer 

Date: September 1, 2017

Asian Citrus Psyllid, Brawley, California, Citrus Crops, Mexico, Colima

Title: Subterranean Termite Siblings Play Roles of Parents 

Date: September 12, 2017

Termites, termite damage, subterranean termites, termite siblings, brood, termite brood

Title: Zika Fighting Brain Cancer 

Date: September 8, 2017

Zika, Zika Virus, Brain Cancer, Brain Cancer Stem Cells, Glioblastoma, Stem Cells, UCSD, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

​​​​​​Title: Iceland Insect Discovered  

Date: July 31, 2017

Iceland,Surtsey, Chloropidae, Flies

​​Title: Eating Insects 

Date: July 12, 2017

​eating insects, nutrition fact, eating insects, eating insects unhealthy, girl eating insects

Title: Ants are Nature’s Recyclers 

Date: August 21, 2017

​Ants, Recycle, Decompose, Soil, dead animal bodies, seeds, fruits

Title: New Hope in the Fight Against Malaria 

Date: October 5, 2017

Malaria, mosquito, mosquitoes, bacteria, parasite

Title: Chagas – The Kissing Bug Disease

Date: August 31, 2017

Chagas, Chagoma, Kissing Bug, life threatening, Zika, Latin America, United States

Title: Facts About Lyme Disease

Date: August 28, 2017

Lyme Disease, Immune System, Bacterial Infection, Black Legged Tick, Antibiotics, Deer Tick

Title: What is a Midge? 

Date: October 10, 2017

Midge, small flies, larvae, bite

september 2017  

Pest News Minute archives

Title: Fruit Flies In Minnesota 

Date: October 11, 2017

Red Eyed Asian Fruit Fly, Minnesota, Berries, Drosophila

Title: Hope for New Zika Vaccine  

Date: August 16, 2017

​Zika, Microcephaly, ASU, Plant based Zika Vaccine, Zika Vaccine, Aedes Aegypti, Mosquito

Title: Hurricane Harvey and

Pest Problems

Date: August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey, Hurricanes, pest problems, rats, fire ants, mosquitoes, Zika, Texas, rats swim

Title: West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Richmond, VA 

Date: August 9, 2017

​West Nile Virus, Mosquitoes, Richmond, Henrico,

be informed 


Title: Micro-imaging of Insects Organs 

Date: August 11, 2017

​Micro-Imaging, Insects, Innards, Live Scan, Carbon Dioxide, organs, view the inside of insects.

Title: NY Trees in Peril 

Date: August 25, 2017

​Invasive Insects, Trees, Maple Trees, Emerald Ash Borer, Asian Long Horned Beetle, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, Western New York, Buffalo

Title: Rodent Proof Trash

Cans in New York

Date: August 30, 2017

Rat Control, Rats, New York City, Rodent Control, Trash Cans, Rodent-Proof Trash Cans, Compactor, Garbage

Title: Bed Bugs Lawsuit 

Date: August 23, 2017

​​Bed Bugs, Infestation, Lawsuits, Apartments, Exterminate

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​​​​Title: New Test for Zika

is Being Developed

Date: July 13, 2017

​Zika Blood Test, Zika Urine Test, test Zika, labcorp zika test code, test zika blood, zika virus test, zika test cpt

Title:Squirrels Running Amok 

Date: August 15, 2017

Squirrels, rabies, plague, Shasta County

Title: Ants Fertilize Plants 

Date: September 13, 2017

Ants, plants, urine, feces, urea, nitrogen, fertilize, ant waste, ant excrement

​​​​Title: Extinction of Insects in Czech Republic 

Date: July 26, 2017

​Insects, Extinction, Czech Republic

Title: Arizona Man Bitten by Mystery Bug 

Date: August 1, 2017

Bug Bite, Case Study, Bruising

Title: Insect Population Continues to Decline 

Date: September 7, 2017

Insects, biodiversity, natural habitats, pollinators, South Africa, Europe

Title: Bubonic Plague in Arizona  

Date: August 1, 2017

​Fleas, Bubonic Plague, Black Death, Arizona, Antibiotics

​​​Title: Protecting Pollinators

Date: July 19, 2017

​Bees, Butterflies, White Clover, Mow

Title: Flying Ants in Philadelphia 

Date: September 14, 2017

Flying ants, alates, Philadelphia, difference between termites and flying ants

Title: Crime Solving Insects  

Date: August 14, 2017

​Forensic, Insect, Blowflies, Murder, Solve Crimes

Title: Spider Bites 

Date: October 6, 2017

Spider bite, black widow, brown recluse, venom, anaphylaxis, epinephrine

Title: Fourth of July Flies  

Date: July 4, 2017

​Flies, Food, Bacteria, Disease

august 2017  

Pest News Minute Playlist

Title: Worst Insect Sting 

Date: October 2, 2017

Bullet Ant, Nostril, Stinging Ant, Sting, Worst Place to Get Stung

Title: Aphids Gone Wild 

Date: October 3, 2017

Aphid, aphids, sap suckers, liquid feeders, flying

​​​Title: Bed Bugs in Detroit Busses 

Date: September 22, 2017

Bed bugs, Detroit, Busses, Bus Drivers, Detroit Department of Transportation, Bed Bug Bites

Title: Dead Mosquito Twitter Ban 

Date: September 5, 2017

Twitter, Mosquito, Dead Mosquito, mosquito bite

​​Title: Hurricane Harvey Mosquito Control 

Date: September 15, 2017

Mosquitoes, texas, floodwaters, zika, west nile, U.S. Airforce, hurricane Harvey, standing water

Title: Female Cockroaches Don’t Need a Mate   

Date: July 5, 2017

​Cockroaches, Parthenogenesis, Female

Title: Insect Eats Bird  

Date: August 4, 2017

Praying Mantis, InsectsEatBirds, Predator, Insect, Pest News, Pest News Minute

Title: Honey Bee

Population Decline


Date: October 9, 2017

Honey bee, neonics, population decline, pesticides, pollinate

Title: How Genetics Play a Part in Attracting Mosquitoes   

Date: July 6, 2017

​Mosquitoes, Odor, Genetics

Title: Bug Extinction Ramifications 

Date: August 8, 2017

Insect, Bug, Extinction, Food, Chain, Recycle, Pest News Minute

​​​Title: Hummingbird Imposter 

Date: September 27, 2017

Hummingbird, hummingbird moth, plant pollinator, flower nectar, moth

Title: Insects Poop Can

Solve Problems

Date: August 24, 2017

​Insect, Poop, Excrement, Defense, Shelter, Mating

september 2017  

Pest News Minute Playlist

​​​​Title: Climate Change-Hantavirus

Date: July 24, 2017

​Global Warming, Climate Change, Rat, Hantavirus

​​​Title: Pests Run Rampant in Austin 

Date: September 19, 2017

Pest control, rodents, roaches, mosquitoes, seal things up, trim trees, Austin, Hurricane Harvey, Warm Rains

​​​​​​Title: A Tick Whose Bite Makes People Allergic to Meat  

Date: July 28, 2017

​Tick, Alpha Gal, Lone Star Tick, Sugar Molecule

Title: Switzerland Insect Burger  

Date: August 18, 2017

​Switzerland, Coops, Insect Burger, Insect Balls, Grasshopper, Cricket, Mealworm.

Title: Zika Update October 2017 

Date: October 4, 2017

Zika, pregnant women, zika virus, emergency response, normal program operations

​​Title: The Hell Ant 

Date: September 18, 2017

Hell ant, blades, metal, spear, Myanmar amber, 99 million years old

​​​​Title: Ice Cream and Crickets 

Date: July 18, 2017

Cricket, Ice cream, Topping

​​​Title: Stink Bugs In Kentucky 

Date: September 29, 2017

Stink bugs, brown marmorated stink bugs, native to Asia

​​​Title: Nuclear Sterilization of Male Insects 

Date: September 28, 2017

Mosquitoes, fruit flies, sterilization, nuclear, harmful insects

​​​Title: Humans Eat Bugs 

Date: September 26, 2017

Eating bugs, people eating bugs, protein, mealworms, grasshopper, food source, Baltimore, Hunger Action Month

Title: New Hope for Mosquito Control 

Date: September 6, 2017

Mosquitoe, malaria, vectrax, zika, insecticide, sweet smelling, aroma

Title: Bed Bug Fuss 

Date: October 16, 2017

bed bug, blood, feed, pest management

​​​Title: Zika Update

Date: July 20, 2017

​Zika, Aedes Aegypti, Mosquito

​​TitlePheromones and Mating Insects

Date: July 14, 2017

​Pheremone, Mating, Insects

​​​Title: Asthma and Pest Allergens 

Date: September 25, 2017

Asthma, Children, pest allergens, cockroach, mice, infants

Title: Tarantula Mating Season in San Diego 

Date: August 10, 2017

​Tarantula, Male Tarantula, Mating, Female Tarantula, San Diego, Pest News Minute

Title: Fire Ants Capable of Building Towers 

Date: August 2, 2017

​Fire Ants, Eiffel Tower, Tower

Title: Insects in Space 

Date: September 4, 2017

Asian Citrus Psyllid, Brawley, California, Citrus Crops, Mexico, Colima

Title: Here Come the Rats! 

Date: October 12, 2017

Rats, rodents, entry points, bait stations, population control

Title: Insect Vision is Better Than You’d Think 

Date: September 11, 2017

Flies, insect, insect vision, compound eyes, lens, photoreceptor cells, focus

Title: Blanket Worm Infest School 

Date: August 22, 2017

​Blanket Worms, India, Girl’s School, World News

Pest news minute  videos Archives

Title: The Potential Medical Benefits of Tick Saliva 

Date: October 13, 2017

Camel tick, tumor, cancer, cancer cells, potential medical benefits

OCTOber 2017  

Pest News Minute archives

It just takes a minute to be informed and entertained about pests.

​​Title: Bed Bugs Are Becoming More Resistant to Pesticides 

Date: July 11, 2017

​Bed Bug, Bed Bugs, symptoms of bed bug bites, bed bug registry, prevent bed bugs

Title: Subterranean Termite Siblings Play Roles of Parents 

Date: September 9, 2017

Termites, termite damage, subterranean termites, termite siblings, brood, termite brood

​​​Title: Rats in Green Bay 

Date: September 21, 2017

Rats, Green Bay, burrow, displaced rats, construction

​​​Title: Mormon Cricket Invasion 

Date: July 17, 2017

​Mormon Crickets, Crops, Juicy, Slick

​​​​Title: Spiders Imitating Ants 

Date: July 21, 2017

Spider, Ant, Mimic

august 2017  

Pest News Minute archives

OCTOber 2017  

Pest News Minute Playlist

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​​​​​Title: Nematodes 

Date: July 27, 2017

​Nematodes, Insects, Crops