What Are Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

What Are Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

Genetically engineered mosquitoes—750 million of them—will be released in the Florida Keys in 2021 and 2022. The pilot program, which was approved for “experimental use” by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in May, will test to see if genetically engineered...
Active Season For Termites

Active Season For Termites

Know When to Be Vigilant and Prepared According to the University of Arizona, termites are the “number one urban pest” in our fair state. These voracious pests can chew through the wood that supports our homes, destroying our walls and foundation. Although they’re a...
Types of Termites in Arizona

Types of Termites in Arizona

Types of Termites Found in Arizona In Arizona, you typically only hear of subterranean termites, but there are seven different types of termites in Arizona. Termites are considered social insects since different aspects of the colony’s main functions are carried...
Are Earwigs Harmful?

Are Earwigs Harmful?

Can an earwig hurt myself or my family? While earwigs could technically bite humans, it’s highly unlikely that they would. After all, these insects don’t need blood meals like bed bugs or mosquitoes to survive, so they don’t seek out human hosts. However, if you...
Know The Difference Between Ticks and Bedbugs

Know The Difference Between Ticks and Bedbugs

You never want to see a tick on your body or a bed bug in your home. And especially when it comes to the latter, seeing one usually means there are others around. On the surface, ticks and bed bugs might seem similar: They are both pests that like to bite and feed on...