Insect Protein Bars On The Rise With Psychology-Based MarketingInsect protein could be a cutting edge source of nutrition. But if the insect protein movement wants to win hearts and minds, it has to start with taste buds.
Is That A Termite Colony Forming On The Wall, Or Just Flying Ants Buzzing The East Bay?Ants are bad enough when crawling army-style across your kitchen countertops, but when they go airborne, it's an all out aerial assault on your goals for an insect-free household. And when they're mistaken for termites, it can be momentarily heart-stopping, as the two insects looking incredibly similar at first glance.
Berkeley Researchers Turn Beetle Into Remote-Controlled Flying CyborgResearchers at the University of California at Berkeley were able to remotely control a flying beetle with a high amount of precision by installing a tiny backpack with sophisticated electronics.
San Francisco Tofu Maker Agrees To Stop Operating Unsanitary Facility; Pigeons And Insects CitedThe owners of a San Francisco tofu company agreed in a consent decree filed in federal court Tuesday to cease operations until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determines the company is selling clean and sanitary food.
Ants Invade Bay Area Homes; A Side-Effect Of California’s Drought If you think you've seen more ants in your kitchen than usual this summer, you may not be imagining things.
Bay Area Startup Chirping Over Its Cricket Flour; High-Protein Insect Foods May Be On Cusp Of Wider AcceptanceA Bay Area startup company is hoping to get people hooked on high-protein foods made out of crickets.
Bay Area Officials Warn Of West Nile Virus Threat As Mosquito Season BeginsA dead American crow recently found near the intersection of Danville Blvd. and Camille Pl. in Alamo tested positive for the disease.
North Bay Restaurant Forthcoming About Roach ProblemA Bay Area restaurant is dealing with some unappetizing pests. Rather than deny the problem, the eatery is serving a dose of honesty to its customers.
Answers Sought For Declining Ladybug Populations In Bay Area, NationWhen is a stroll through the backyard a real mission for science? A research project underway across North America has enlisted people around the Bay Area as "citizen scientists."
Dangerous Asian Mosquito Nears The Bay AreaA new pest has reared its ugly head in Southern California, and is so nasty that vector control officials here in the Bay Area are taking steps to halt any northern migration.
State Officials Hope Insect Will Stop Invasive WeedsCalifornia officials have released thousands of insects in the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta to combat an invasive weed that has clogged the waterway.
Environmental Groups Claim California Is Pesticide-HappyA coalition of health and environmental groups has stirred up a hornet’s nest at the State Department of Food and Agriculture, contending that the state is too quick to use pesticides to eradicate invasive pests.