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National Insect Week returns in 2020

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The Royal Entomological Society has announced the winners of its Student Awards for articles about an entomological topic that would be of interest to the general public.

You can read the award winning articles by clicking below:

Winners:

1st - James Fage, Harper Adams University. "Toxic teamwork and the Müllerian mimicry mystery"
2nd - Maggie Gill, Harper Adams University. "A sad day at the office"
3rd - Rhiannon Dowling, Imperial College  London. "1 Star Bee & Bee Review"

Runner up: Susan Hammond, Harper Adams University "Get off my Brassicas! (One gardener’s battle for Broccoli)"
Runner up: Sam Finnie, Harper Adams University " Britain’s only scorpion species could be making plans to increase its range across the UK!"

Did you know?

Compressing cockroaches

Cockroaches can withstand forces 900 times their body weight by compressing their body cavity.

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