Japanese Beetles (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Smart Phone App Will Help Blow Whistle On Invasive Species

A scientist has developed a smart phone application to help keep track of invasive species.


teacher school education

Crisis With LAUSD’s Computer System Could End Up Costing District Millions In State Funding

Some teachers have been taking attendance by hand.



Some Things Bug You More Than Others

(“Here, Honey: hold this nice bug and we’ll have a fun picture for show-n-tell when you get back from the ER.”)


Scorpion scalopine! Yum. (credit: Jerry Brown/Jerry Digney Brown/Digney PR)

Gulp! Eat A Bug To Get Free Admission To Museum Friday

Craving a caterpillar? Need to relish a roach? Wanna gorge on a grasshopper?


File Photo (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Bug Hunters Fan Across SoCal Hoping To Stop Spread Of Devastating Citrus Tree Disease

The ubiquitous backyard citrus tree, symbolic of California’s agricultural abundance, is front and center in the battle now under way to save the state’s nearly $2 billion citrus industry.


Photos of a case patient from the 2008 study (credit: CBS/U.S. Centers for Disease Control)

Mysterious Skin Disorder Affecting Thousands Of Californians Classified As Psychosis

Researchers say that a mysterious skin disorder affecting thousands of Californians is only in their minds.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/26/2012

Rash Decision? Mayo Clinic Says Morgellons Disease Is All In Your Head

For five years, people (including celebrities like singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell) have said they were suffering from a strange skin condition where fibers and rashes would invade the body — seemingly out of nowhere.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2011