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.


A close-up of an adult female deer tick, dog tick and a Lone Star tick, shown in the palm of a hand. (Photo By Getty Images)

Tick Season Comes Early This Year Due To Unusually Warm Weather

According to experts, ticks will be showing themselves earlier in the year, and in greater numbers, than they have in the past. The culprit? The unseasonably warm winter that recently passed.