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“Beetle” Based Food Color Must Be Listed On Label Says the FDA – Beetle Juice? by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 5:10pm I had no idea I have been munching on these little guys for years, and probably wearing them as well!  As everything else goes today with being the informed consumer, transparency on what we are wearing and eating will be reflected on the labeled products, gives a whole new meaning to “beetle juice”.  BD   That’s right, bugs. Specifically, c ... Read on »
A Morning Full of Beetle Research... *yawn* by BwhoUR Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 12:07am Oh gosh, what drama we've had this morning. Would you believe that for the last 2 hours I have been on the phone with my husband and we're both sitting in front of our computers, he at the office, me at the house, scrutinizing the entomology of black beetles? For the love of Pete! Yes, beetles. See, blister beetles can kill your horses. B ... Read on »
Japanese Beetles by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 24 Jul 2010 4:41am These Japanese Beetles absolutely covered a morning glory vine that is climbing my front banister…i’m not saying that t his natural cleaning produc t is the end all natural deterrent for japanese beetles.  It’s most certainly not a official recommended usage for this product,  but I must tell you that there are  like NO japanese beetles on this ... Read on »
Turn Over That Beetle by Shauna M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 7:51pm Scientists have revealed a fossil of a giant bug. It was 2.5 metres long and technically not a bug but an arachnid, a sea scorpion. A scorpion over 7 feet long! It got me thinking about Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis. I read the novella in grade school, absolutely fascinated and horrified at the same time. I wondered what it would be like to be ... Read on »
White Beetle Inspires White Paper by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 6:13pm A white-shelled beetle is the muse behind a research team's idea for a new white paper coating. The Cyphochilus beetle, native to Southeast Asia, has a unique surface structure composed of microscopic scales arranged in 3-D structures that scatter light far more efficiently than the fibers currently used in paper. In 2007, scientists from the ... Read on »
Heavy metal music aimed at beetles by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 12:00am Heavy metal music aimed at beetles Acoustic stress may disrupt insects, even cause them to kill each other - By Jennifer Viegas Beetles don't like heavy metal or Rush Limbaugh, suggests new research, but the sounds that really drive them mad are manipulated versions of their own noises. Beetles are destroying ponderosa, pinyon, lodgepole pi ... Read on »
Forests Killed From Bark Beetle Infestation – What Can We Do? by Sean D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Apr 2010 6:30am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Don't forget to get your copy of our free book on home water conservation . Because a wide swathe of the US and Canadian pine forest is ... Read on »
Rove Beetle Dermatitis Recovery by Dr. Chan C. Posted Tue 30 Mar 2010 10:12pm I kept a record of the wound healing of the rove beetle dermatitis on my right arm. Day 1 : I only noticed it the morning I woke up. I had probably squashed the rove beetle on my arm sometime the previous day. Often the small rove beetle is nowhere to be found. On the second and third day the inflammation actually increa ... Read on »
Beets, Beetles, Battlestar Coal-actica & Cupcakes by Laury@TheFitnessDish Posted Sun 16 May 2010 12:00am Beets Was never really a fan of beets...and I really just used them for the first time when I made the semi- vegan red velvet cupcakes for Valentine's Day. My brothers graduation party was last night, and his girlfriend, Mare asked that I make them again, this time without the beets. I also wanted to try a little more tweaking. ... Read on »
Signs of Flea Beetle & Control by TopVeg !. Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 May 2010 6:08am Flea beetle can be a problem in the vegetable garden during May and June & the signs are there to see if you know what to look for.   They attack members of the brassica family including radish.  This photo shows the typical ’shot hole’ damage made by a flea beetle on a radish leaf. shot-hole-flea-beetle The young leaves can end ... Read on »