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Health News

Lone star tick that causes severe red meat allergy multiplies in Northeast U.S.

Red Meat Allergy Tick

TV

Docuseries 'Bug Out' explores unsolved Philadelphia Insectarium heist

Bug Out Trailer

Odd News

Philadelphia jumps to second place on Orkin's 2022 list of cities most infested with bed bugs

Philadelphia bed bug infestations

Children's Health

A COVID head-scratcher: Why lice lurk despite physical distancing

Head Lice COVID-19

Environment

Stink bug invasion could be worse than usual in Pennsylvania this fall

Stink bug Pennsylvania 2021

Nature

Pa. ramps up fight against spotted lanternflies as insects begin hatching across region

Spotted lanternfly Pennsylvania

Wildlife

Noisy Brood X cicadas may return to the Philly region this spring, after 17 years of hibernation

Spotted lanternfly

Penn State spotted lanternfly study reveals insights on effective use of insecticides

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Illness

Wasp venom may help solve the problem of drug-resistant infections

Wasp Venom Penn

Spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly expert talks predators, 'dumb ones' and how to win this war

Spotted Lanternfly Predators

Customs

Customs officers intercept mantis, eggs concealed in computer mouse

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Agriculture

Swede midge could be Pennsylvania's latest crop-threatening invasive species

Swede midge Pennsylvania

Beaches

Bee swarm invades Cape May beach, setting Jersey Shore abuzz

Cape May bees beach

Agriculture

West Philly spotted lanternfly hatch confirmed as Pennsylvania's first of the year

Spotted Lanternfly 2020

Spotted lanternfly

Pennsylvania expands spotted lanternfly quarantine as spring hatch nears

Spotted Lanternfly quarantine

Podcasts

NPR podcast 'Short Wave' talks spotted lanternfly mania and infestation

Spotted lanterfly NPR podcast

Research

Researchers publish first-ever spotted lanternfly genome, built from a Berks County insect

Spotted lanternfly dna genome

Spotted lanternfly

Penn State receives $7.3 million grant for spotted lanternfly research

spotted Lanternfly Cluster

Insects

Penn State urges football fans to keep spotted lanternfly out of Happy Valley

Odd News

Spotted lanternfly mania has hit more than the trees

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Science

USDA scientists import wasps from China to battle the spotted lanternfly invasion

Spotted lanternflies wasps china

Wildlife

Giant swarm of dragonflies spotted on radar over Pennsylvania

Dragonflies radar

Pests

Scientists use fungi to kill spotted lanternflies and are 'cautiously optimistic' about success

spotted lanternfly fungi

Adult Health

Ticks spread plenty more for you to worry about beyond Lyme disease

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Customs

Two invasive species discovered for first time at Port of Wilmington

Weevil Wilmington

Illness

New Jersey man dies of rare tick-borne Powassan virus

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Pests

Philadelphia ranks No. 1 on list of cities most infested by bed bugs

Philadelphia bed bugs

Insects

Philadelphia ranks among the top 10 worst cities for mosquitoes, survey

mosquito

Pests

Spotted lanternfly sighting confirmed in Burlington County for the first time

spotted lanternfly fungi

Pests

Berks County fungi could help ‘decimate’ spotted lanternflies in Pa., new research says

spotted lanternfly fungi

Health News

First reported case of blood-sucking 'kissing bug' found in Delaware, CDC confirms

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Filmmaking

Documentary revisits Philadelphia Insectarium heist and the 'vibrant' black market for bugs

Philadelphia Insectarium heist documentary Ben Feldman

Pests

Pennsylvania may designate tree of heaven 'noxious' to fight spotted lanternfly

spotted lanternfly nymph tree of heaven

Pests

Eight Delaware zip codes bordering Pa., N.J. quarantined for lanternfly threat

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Pests

Pennsylvania will have 150 researchers trying to eradicate the spotted lanternfly in 2019

spotted Lanternfly French Creek

Pets

New dog food fights climate change by swapping out meat for insects

British company creates sustainable dog food...out of insects

Pests

Spotted lanternfly could be on your Christmas tree this holiday season

Spotted lanternfly

Pests

Spotted lanternfly update: What one arborist says you need to worry about now

spotted lanternfly fungi

SEPTA

SEPTA responds to gross video of bed bugs on Northeast Philly bus

Septa Bus

Wildlife

Look out, Philly could be facing a spotted lanternfly invasion

spotted lanternfly fungi

Odd News

Thousands of rare, venomous insects missing from Philadelphia Insectarium in possible inside job

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Public Health

Invasive longhorned tick species confirmed in Pennsylvania

Longhorned Tick

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