Brazilian Wasp Venom: A Solution to Cancer Treatment The Brazilian Social Wasp has been discovered to contain a certain chemical compound in its venom that not only kills cancer cells but also prevents damaging non-cancerous cells.The Brazilian Social Wasp a.k.a. Polybia Paulista is a “not … [Read more...] about Brazilian Wasp Venom: A Solution to Cancer Treatment
Chigger Bites: How to Identify and Prevent Their Disturbing BitesWhat Are Chiggers? Chiggers are essentially the juvenile form of a specific type of mite. Related to spiders and ticks, these nasty creatures create itchy welts on your skin. Chigger bites can be incredibly itchy and … [Read more...] about Chigger Bites: How to Identify and Prevent Their Disturbing Bites
Tarantula Hawk Wasps: Are Their Stings Dangerous to Humans? Don’t worry—it’s not a spider. However, the tarantula hawk has a reputation of its own that rivals the “creepiness” factor of any arachnid. This critter is ranked as providing one of the most painful stings to humans.While … [Read more...] about Tarantula Hawk Wasps: Are Their Stings Dangerous to Humans?
Carpenter Bee vs. Bumblebee: What Are the Differences? The two species share some similarities, and that’s why some people find it difficult to differentiate them. Although both gather pollen and feed it to their young ones, bumblebees and carpenter bees have different behaviors, appearance, and … [Read more...] about Carpenter Bee vs. Bumblebee: What Are the Differences?
Termite Colony: Drywood & Subterranean Termite Signs, and Treatment Termites are one of the most dreaded pests in New York as they can cause considerable damage to both your house and your bank account. In fact, termites cause around five billion dollars worth of damages in the U.S. annually. … [Read more...] about Termite Colony: Drywood & Subterranean Termite Signs, and Treatment
Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Malaria in the U.S The mosquito-borne disease has made its way to the United States as travelers return from countries where malaria is prevalent. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene finds that at least 1,500-2,000 people are hospitalized each year in … [Read more...] about Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Malaria in the U.S
Bat Bug vs. Bed Bug Bed bugs and bat bugs crawl, feed, and reproduce almost in the same ways but still, they are different.Have you seen a bug crawling on or near your bed and you suspect that it could be a bed bug? Or do you have a mark on your skin that looks like a bed bug … [Read more...] about Bat Bug vs. Bed Bug: What Is the Difference?