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cicada

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  • n  stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
News & Articles

  • Cicada celebration on Saturday in Kingston
    Celebrate the return of the cicadas after 17 years at The Second Septendecimal Cicada Celebration on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Kingston Point Rotary Park, 51 Delaware Ave., Kingston. 
    June 14, 2013 - Kingston Daily Freeman
  • A Cicada Celebration at the Staten Island Museum
    An exhibition at the Staten Island Museum covers the cicada’s return to the area after a 17-year hiatus.
    June 13, 2013 - New York Times
  • Cicada taste test in Andover Borough
    Since the recent emergence of cicada Brood II, Internet and social networking posts have blossomed with recipes for blanching, sauteeing and enjoying the insects as a main meal or side dish.
    June 12, 2013 - New Jersey Herald
Quotes

  • Paul Stoddart in ScienceAlert
    When I saw these patterns of structure on the cicada wings I thought they could be of some interest to the sensor application. So I coated a wing with silver and found it produced excellent results,Dr Stoddart says. "The wings have an...
  • Lula da Silva in TopNews
    Our hypothesis is that cicada emergences minimize overlap with the periodic cycles of their predators, like birds and small animals, which are 2 to 5 years. By choosing prime number, through evolution, cicadas avoid meshing with these shorter... Glenn http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenn&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNErmrlxQnvsKxMArOnLMjD1-fuoRg Softpedia http://www.google.com/url?q=http://news.softpedia.com/news/Japanese-Experts-Explain-Cicadas-039-Highly-Accurate-Biological-Clock-111922.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHK7mDC95FzDdi0VrOKhyTwTWzH9A May 19, 2009 17819 24969 cicada I am not saying we will have no trouble, but we are firm so far," Lula said. "As in the story of the cicada and the ant, while they sang, we worked."

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