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Collier homeowners deal with millipede invasion

Naples Daily News - 15 Jun 2018
At first, they seemed harmless, a curiosity, even cute. One millipede is just a funky prehistoric crawler, usually under three inches long, and we would escort them out and fling them into the woods behind the house. But hundreds of millipedes a night ...

The unglamourous millipede is a strong soil nutrition builder

Mong - 12 Jun 2018
Millipedes are soil specialists living on the ground, in shallow sub-terranean habitats, among the leaf-litters or in the soil. They are adapted to live in humid conditions under moderate temperatures, so are predominantly abundant in the tropics and ...

Boston Scientific's Investment in Millipede

Market Realist - 14 Jun 2018
In January, Boston Scientific (BSX) closed an investment in Millipede and entered into an acquisition option agreement with the company. Millipede is a private company that has developed the IRIS annuloplasty ring system targeted for treating mitral ...

7 Fascinating NC Arthropods (That You've Never Heard Of)

NC State News - 21 Jun 2018
That's why most people are familiar with bees, ants, flies (including mosquitoes), ladybugs, orbweaver spiders, and dragonflies. But have you ever heard of a thrips? Or perhaps a duff millipede? Although some of these arthropods are generally unknown ...

Going Buggy

Great Bend Tribune - 23 Jun 2018
During the Insect Ambassador program, children looked at live spiders, scorpions and other creepy crawlies, and some of the braver ones accepted the invitation to pet a millipede or a giant cockroach. They also watched a video and looked at insect ...

Different And Similarities Between Millipede And Centipede

Nigeria News - 04 Jun 2018
Centipedes are flexible, dorsoventrally flattened arthropods. Millipedes belong to Class Diplopoda and are more rigid arthropods distinguishable by their subcylindrical shape. Centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment, while millipedes have two ...

Haiku Classic: June 3, 2018

The Mainichi - 02 Jun 2018
The many-legged millipedes are amongst the oldest known land animals, with their first fossils dating from the Silurian Era. When scared, they roll themselves up into a ball. The longer species roll themselves up into a spiral -- the same shape as our ...

Minnesota Zoomobile visits Wisconsin Rapids Municipal Zoo

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune - 12 Jun 2018
Five animals were featured in the shows: Chinta the chinchilla, Sol the Solomon Island skink, a giant African millipede, Hog the Hog Island boa constrictor and Catalina the three banded armadillo. The Zoomobile travels from Apple Valley, Minnesota, to ...

Brain Food: Cave Creatures

KNAU Arizona Public Radio - 21 Jun 2018
Jut Wynne, an associate professor at Northern Arizona University, was studying water pollution within the cave system when he came across the six millipedes and two scorpions. They have similar characteristics, as is often the case with animals that ...

Up Close With the First and Only Millipede Lab in the United States

Atlas Obscura - 01 Feb 2018
Millipedes play a very important but overlooked role for the environment,” says Paul Marek, an entomologist (they study more than just insects) at Virginia Tech University who, for the past four years, has been running the first and only millipede lab ...

Boston Scientific Pumps $90M Into Heart Device Startup Millipede

Xconomy - 24 Jan 2018
Xconomy Boston —. Boston Scientific is infusing medical device company Millipede with $90 million, an equity investment that comes with the option to acquire the startup outright. According to the agreement, Marlborough, MA-based Boston Scientific ...

This Insanely Colourful Millipede Can Kill 18 Adult Birds

ScienceAlert - 29 Jan 2018
Apheloria millipedes synthesise benzaldehyde cyanohydrin (mandelonitrile), and store it in special glands. When the millipede feels threatened, it secretes the cyanohydrin, breaking it down into hydrogen cyanide gas, which the millipede releases into ...

Lovely but lethal millipede discovered

Cosmos - 29 Jan 2018
The combination of beauty and danger is beloved in the arts because it is frequently seen in nature, in creatures such as blue-ringed octopuses (of the genus Hapalochlaena) and poison dart frogs (Dendrobates). A new millipede discovered recently in the ...

Watch Swarms of Millipedes Join Ranks to Survive

National Geographic - 24 Nov 2017
Millipedes are a diverse group of arthropods that can be found around the globe. Some species swarm together during mating season or to hunt for food, and some studies have theorized juveniles swarm together for protection from predators. (See how ...

The audacious plan to catalog all life on Earth

NBCNews.com - 14 Jun 2018
The yellow-spotted millipede that makes its own cyanide? Ditto. “Unimaginable biological secrets are held in the genomes of the millions of known and unknown organisms on our planet,” the scientists say in a recently published description of the 10 ...

Wild About Texas: Texas striped millipede has unique defense system

San Angelo Standard Times - 29 Oct 2017
But in reality, there is so much more to those creatures that have more than four legs. In fact, here in west Texas, there is a species of arthropod whose common name refers to the amount of legs that it possesses, and that animal is the Texas striped ...

Found: A Millipede With 6 Colorways and a Cyanide Coating

Atlas Obscura - 06 Dec 2017
Apheloria polychroma is a millipede, about the size of your thumb, that was found crawling around the forest floor of southwest Virginia's Cumberland Mountains. There are a few things that make the little wriggler stand out. First, it comes in more ...

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