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July 23, 2015


fly, close-up

Can You Choke a Fly?

Stick with the fly traps or can't choke out these pesky pilots.

June 4, 2014


A close-up image of a dried tobacco leaf

A Very Hungry (Tobacco-Eating) Caterpillar

While the nicotine in tobacco is bad for humans, it's not bad for everyone in the animal kingdom.

June 15, 2010



Cockroaches V. Global Warming: Who Wins?

The consequences of global warming seem daunting for humans... but, what about cockroaches?

October 30, 2003


Can You Choke a Fly?

Can you choke a fly? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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