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Tag Archives: Cockroach
Cockroach milk is not the next superfood. It could be a lot more important than that.
Written by Joe Ballenger A number of articles circulating everywhere online are claiming that a new ‘superfood’ has been found in cockroaches, and although I’m happy popular culture is focusing on the fact cockroaches are good moms…they’re missing a far … Continue reading
Posted in Chemistry, Culture, Developmental Biology, News, Physiology Tagged Biochemistry, Cockroach, Cockroach milk, Cockroaches, X-ray crystallography 6 Comments
Mythwits podcast: How do parasites do the whole mind-control thing on their hosts, and does this happen in people?
Written by Joe Ballenger Recently, we had a chance to do another awesome podcast with the wonderful guys at Mythwits. First, I should probably mention that this is a very casual podcast…which means it’s Not Safe for Work. Besides the … Continue reading
Posted in Physiology, Podcast Tagged Acanthocephalans, Biochemistry, brain, Cockroach, Ophiocordyceps, Parasites, Pathogens, Wasps 1 Comment
What did these wasps manage to get themselves stuck in?
We get a lot of neat pictures in our inbox, and I think this is one of the cooler images we’ve gotten because there’s a lot going on in this picture. I’m not 100% certain of what the wasps are … Continue reading
Posted in Chemistry, Ecology, Education, Taxonomy Tagged Beneficial Insects, Biochemistry, Cockroach, Hymenoptera, Physiology Leave a comment
I saw some roaches dancing. What are they doing?
Awhile back, we received an astute question from Tabitha who found some cockroaches acting really weird. Your Name: Tabitha Your message: Hey there! I work in an office by a beautiful flowing creek. Every time it rains, brown roaches come … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Chemistry, Pest Management, Physiology Tagged Biochemistry, Cockroach, Physiology 2 Comments
If a Bug Is Dropped From a Tall Building, Will It Splat?
Written by Nancy Miorelli Math Help from Matt Zawodniak If you’d like a snarky answer, then this is going to be short and you can go on your merry way. The bug would probably just fly away. Even insects with … Continue reading
Posted in Physiology Tagged Bug, Cockroach, Empire State Building, Physics, Terminal Velocity 2 Comments
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