Californian Agriculturalist Deploying Wasp Army To Fight Against Apple Moths
Jul 12, 2011 12:51
Californian agricultural officials are sending in wasps to kill apple moths. They have an insatiable appetite for eggs of apple moths which pose a serious threat to Californian crops. Using nature to fight against nature! The plan is to let the wasps act as nature commands them, chewing up and laying eggs inside the moths' own eggs, wiping out the predatory babies.
PhysOrg reports that the artificial introduction of a new predator could have unforeseen ecological results: "Any intervention in an ecosystem has a consequence," explains a rep from the California Health Initiative. "
A hacking group known as ‘Hacking Team’ posted a detailed overview of how a specific Italian firm was hacked into, on a public forum. Reading the hacking details was a fascinating analysis on its own, but the autopsy of the targeted attack is a definite must for every organisation that manages data security or supports a security policy in place. Read more
Gaming technology has come on leaps and bounds over the last few decades. Technological advancement is at an all-time high in the industry and, to the excitement of gamers around the world, these new technologies are being incorporated into a wide range of different games and consoles. Read more
Netflix is seemingly taking over the world – and rightfully so - as it offers various shows and different amounts of channels depending on where in the world you are based. For example, the US Netflix offers the highest number of shows, followed by the UK which gets one less than its counterparts across the pond. German Netflix in comparison, has far fewer programmes than the UK and US. Read more