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Spider venom can kill insects specifically

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have found that insecticides prepared from spider venom can kill the insects specifically without affecting the environment. Frank Bosmans, the research member revealed that toxin from desert bush spider reacts differently on insects. The researchers found that toxin is lethal for few insects while it does not affect few insects. According to the researchers, the ... Read More »

Study establishes link between bee death and pesticides

A recent study has revealed that pesticides used on the bee friendly plants are killing the honey bees. Earlier it was believed that variety of factors were behind the sudden declination in bee population. An international task force comprising of several honey bee experts from all over the world suggested that the pesticides containing neonicotinoid andĀ fipronil to be banned. According ... Read More »