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“pest control”

Jun 23, 2014 01:38 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
A threat to the future of our food supply garners some action from the U.S. federal government.
May 5, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Birds fumigate their own nests by nabbing cotton balls doused in a pesticide commonly included in kids' head-lice shampoo. Continue reading →
Mar 14, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pests do have a purpose, and it's not just to bother humans.
Dec 10, 2013 03:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
As bed bugs strike dread and produce itchy welts in a growing number of people, scientists are racing to better understand what makes the insects tick.
Apr 12, 2011 06:56 AM ET // Tim Wall
Many sweet potato whiteflies are coming down with an infection that turns them into supermoms, a bane for farmers.
Nov 18, 2010 01:51 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Researchers have come up with some creative, natural and cost-effective solutions to keep deer from eating Christmas trees.