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Fatal Attraction

Using a bio-replicated female ash borer, alongside a 3D printed one and a dead female, an international team may have found a way to successfully control the destructive insect. The decoys, set out on leaves, were put before male ash borers; after choosing his mate— the bio-replicated female— the ash borer landed and was promptly electrocuted. A truly novel way to deal with nuisance insects, check out more in the article below and take a peep at a video of the experiment.