How the Deadly Funnel Web Spider Could Help Save the Bees

June 27, 2014 by  
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Recent years have seen bees dying off en masse , but our flying friends may have found their salvation in an unlikely insect ally – a dangerously poisonous spider . A bite from a funnel web spider could kill a human quickly, but new research by scientists at the University of Newcastle shows a mixture of venom from Australian funnel web spiders combined with snowdrop lectin creates a powerful “biopesticide” that could be used in place of pesticides believed to be killing off bees. Read the rest of How the Deadly Funnel Web Spider Could Help Save the Bees Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture , bees , deadly spider could save the bees , farming , food , funnel , lectin , neonicotinoids , pesticides , pollination , security , snowdrop , spider , web

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Qatar Unveils Modular Tent-Like 60,000-Seater Al Bayt Stadium for World Cup 2022

June 27, 2014 by  
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JAJA Architects Reinvent the Parking Garage as a Green Community Space with Park ‘n’ Play

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Nickisch Sano Walder Architekten Casts a Tiny Concrete House from an Old Log Cabin

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INFOGRAPHIC: Retail in Real Time Highlights Trends in Our Consumption-Driven Society

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Did you know that $11 million is spent on US-made apparel every day? To help visualize that staggering number, Retale developed a real-time visualization of how and where Americans are spending their money. This ‘Retail in Real Time’ infographic breaks down spending into popular products such as coffee and e-books. The graphic starts counting after it’s opened on a web browser and offers interesting insights into our consumption-driven society. + Retail in Real Time The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: american consumer spending , american consumers , consumer spending , consumption driven society , infographic , reader submitted content , retail in real time , retale

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