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A popular term for a participant in the long-term ‘genius’ studies initiated in 1921 by Dr. LM Terman, who selected 1,521 children with IQs > 135 using the Stanford-Binet test

termite

see ISOPTERA.
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Evaluation of dog-assisted searches and electronic odor devices for detecting the western subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
The digestive process in the termite gut is extremely complicated, but necessary to the survival of the subterranean termite.
Common culprits include the Eastern subterranean termite and the black carpenter ant.
Foraging behavior of the Formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in response to borate treated wood.
Apparent synergy among defense mechanisms in subterranean termites (Rhinotermitidae) against epizootic events --The limits and potential for biological control.
Fatty acids of the Eastern Subterranean Termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae).
Wright is in the USDA-ARS Formosan Subterranean Termite Research Unit, Southern Regional Research Center, 1100 Robert E.
Lax, research leader and microbiologist for ARS' Formosan Subterranean Termite Research Unit.
She discovered during the work that subterranean termites had chomped away at the wood framing of her shower.
ATLANTA -- According to the University of Georgia Department of Entomology, "In the Southeast, every yard in a suburban neighborhood will have a resident population (and more likely, populations) of subterranean termites.
Endemic to southeastern Asia, the Asian subterranean termite, Co.
Degradation of wood components by subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki.