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CATCH THE BUZZ – A SMART KID AND LOCAL HONEY WIN THE DAY!

CATCH THE BUZZ – A SMART KID AND LOCAL HONEY WIN THE DAY!Mikaila Ulmer received a $60,000 investment on Shark Tank for her BeeSweet lemonadeNot many kids turn their lemonade stands into successful ventures, but 11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer has raised the bar by securing a four-state contract with Whole Foods.The Austin, Texas sixth-grader built her […]

Butterflies Genetically Modified by Wasps

Butterflies Genetically Modified by Wasps

If I told you that there were some genetically modified butterflies out there right now, what would you think?  Chances are you’d be thinking of some sort of bright white building and people in lab-suits pacing the vicinity, with all sorts of high tech equipment you’d be surprised any amount of money can buy. Well if that […]

A Wasp with a Good Kind of Venom

A Wasp with a Good Kind of Venom

Typically when I’m reading about wasps I’m about to see some apocalyptic horror, and the first five words of IB Times’s article had me convinced the pattern was going to continue. Brazilian wasp venom that kills- “Oh God.” -cancer cells holds potential for anti-caner drugs “Waitaminute.  What?” I must’ve read that a solid 4, 5 […]