Review of Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise
Contributor(s):: Jonathan L. Friedmann
Review of Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise, by David Rothenberg. This book proposes that the human sense of rhythm derived in part from insect sounds.
Evaluation of pharmacokinetics and efficacy of ivermectin following oral administration in dogs against experimental infection of Ctenocephalides felis felis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Contributor(s):: Magalhaes, V. S., Cid, Y. P., Ferreira, T. P., Medeiros, D. M. V., Batista, L. C. de S. O., Correia, T. R., Albert, A. L. M., Scott, F. B.
With the increasing number of pets in home the human-animal relationship is increasingly close and care about control disease growing. Ivermectin (IVM) is frequently used because its proven safety. IVM is recommended for the treatment of demodectic scabies and prevention of heartworm in dogs, but...
Test-retest reliability of the Welfare Quality animal welfare assessment protocol for growing pigs
Contributor(s):: Czycholl, I., Kniese, C., Buttner, K., Beilage, E. G., Schrader, L., Krieter, J.
The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and test-retest reliability of the Welfare Quality Animal Welfare Assessment Protocol for Growing Pigs. Twenty-three German pig farms were visited repeatedly by the same trained observers; each farm being visited six times during two fattening...
"It's not that they sting you. It's that they don't sting you." Beekeepers and the Narrative Construction of Human-honeybee Relationships
Contributor(s):: Kate Marx
There are seemingly endless accounts available of the bond that is often formed between humans and other mammals. Far less, however, has been written on interactions between humans and animals of more pronounced physiological difference to us, for example, insects. The purpose of this study was...
Effect of Pet Insects on the Psychological Health of Community-Dwelling Elderly People: A Single-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Trial
Contributor(s):: Ko, H. J., Youn, C. H., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. Y.
Fleeing from fleas on your cat, dog, or you
Contributor(s):: Robert G. Holmberg
Fleas are small, laterally flattened, wingless insects that suck blood from warm-blooded animals. There are about 2,500 species. Most are parasites of mammals; about 100 species feed on birds. In North America, 19 species bite humans.
Bugging the strict vegan
Contributor(s):: Fischer, B.
Entomophagy-eating insects-is getting a lot of attention these days. However, strict vegans are often uncomfortable with entomophagy based on some version of the precautionary principle: if you aren't sure that a being isn't sentient, then you should treat it as though it is. But not only do...
Grass management regimes affect grasshopper availability and subsequently American crow activity at airports
Contributor(s):: Kennedy, Laura A., Otter, Ken A.
Wildlife strikes with U.S. military rotary-wing aircraft deployed in foreign countries
Contributor(s):: Washburn, Brian E., Cisar, Paul J., DeVault, Travis L.
Occurrence and success of greater sage-grouse broods in relation to insect-vegetation community gradients
Contributor(s):: Harju, Seth M., Olson, Chad V., Foy-Martin, Lisa, Webb, Stephen L., Dzialak, Matthew R., Winstead, Jeffrey B., Hayden-Wing, Larry D.
Effect of pet insects on the psychological health of community-dwelling elderly people: a single-blinded, randomized, controlled trial
Background: There is evidence that animal-assisted therapy has positive effects on mental health, especially in elderly people. Caring for insects is easy, relatively inexpensive, and does not require much space. Objective: The aim of this 8-week randomized, controlled, single-blinded study was...
Concerning the Interests of Insects
Contributor(s):: Grossinger, Robin
Sugarbag dreaming: the significance of bees to Yolngu in Arnhem Land, Australia
Contributor(s):: Fijn, N.
Bees making art: insect aesthetics and the ecological moment
Contributor(s):: Kosut, M., Moore, L. J.
The bio-politics of bees: industrial farming and Colony Collapse Disorder
Contributor(s):: Nimmo, R.
Special Issue: Animals and technoculture
Contributor(s):: Vint, S.
Prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi antibodies in blood donors from Veracruz State, Mexico
Contributor(s):: Hernández-Romano, Pablo, Cámara-Contreras, Mireya, Bravo-Sarmiento, Elidé, López-Balderas, Nayali
Indoor Environmental Exposures and Exacerbation of Asthma: An Update to the 2000 Review by the Institute of Medicine
Contributor(s):: Kanchongkittiphon, Watcharoot, Mendell, Mark J., Gaffin, Jonathan M., Wang, Grace, Phipatanakul, Wanda
Pleeease mommy, can I have one?
Contributor(s):: Pfaff, Leslie Garisto
Human-insect relationships: an ANTless story? children's, adolescents', and young adults' ways of characterizing social insects
Contributor(s):: Sammet, R., Andres, H., Dreesmann, D.
Ants may serve as powerful model organisms for uncovering principles of insect biology and social behavior. The aim of this study was to provide a quantitative analysis of secondary-school students' perceptions and knowledge of ants. It was part of a longitudinal project based on the concept of...