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Jan. 11, 2012

Bug Bytes - Hold The Lettuce

by The Bug Chicks

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Human obesity rates are soaring here in America. We take a very Bug Bytes look at how scientists are solving the problem, using insects! You’ll be surprised how insects regulate their body size and fitness. Do 10 jumping jacks and listen to this! (Original post Aug 30, 2010)


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Spence Behmer's Lab Poster
Transcript
Let's Move

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Bug Bytes is a collaboration between Solpugid Productions and Texas A&M University's Department of Entomology.You can subscribe to the Bug Bytes podcast on iTunes. It's free!

About The Bug Chicks

Kristie Reddick and Jessica Honaker are The Bug Chicks. They each have Masters Degrees in Entomology and love to teach people about insects and spiders.

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