Roof Rats Have Made Themselves at Home in Las Vegas

Roof Rats Have Made Themselves at Home in Las Vegas

Have you spotted large rodents with long, black tails scurrying around your property recently? If you haven’t seen the critters themselves, you may have noticed their droppings and tracks on the rafters in your attic. You may have even heard them on the roof above you at night. If any of these scenarios sound familiar,… Read more »

To Keep Colonies Growing, Termites Help Raise Their Siblings

To Keep Colonies Growing, Termites Help Raise Their Siblings

There are many parents who aren’t always able to be home with their kids due to work or other circumstances. Sometimes, these parents rely on their older children to take care of their younger siblings. The older kids adopt many of the responsibilities usually associated with parenting, thereby allowing the younger kids to grow up… Read more »

Scientists Study Unique Structures Formed By Fire Ants

When you hear the word “fire ants,” it’s only natural for your skin to start crawling. And yet, these tiny creatures are not to be overlooked, especially when they work in tandem. That’s why scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology are gathering to study the social and physical behaviors of red imported fire ants…. Read more »

International Women’s Day

The United Nations began celebrating in International Women’s Day in the International Women’s Year, 1975. In 1977, the United Nations General Assembly invited member states to proclaim March 8 as the UN Day for women’s rights and world peace. Use the link below to read more. Read more about the events that lead to the… Read more »

New moth named after Trump

Yellow and white scales topping the moth’s head resemble Trump’s signature hairstyle, inspiring the name Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, wrote evolutionary biologist Vazrick Nazari, a researcher from Ottowa, Canada, in a new study. The moth’s habitat extends from Southern California in the U.S. through Baja California in Mexico. The wall that the president-elect has proposed building along… Read more »