cicadas http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Cicadas. Love 'em. Hate 'em. Eat 'em? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cicadas-love-em-hate-em-eat-em <p>(Have a cicada sighting to report? Share it with us on our interactive map - photos and videos welcome, too!)</p> <p>Billions of periodical cicadas have emerged over the past few weeks in more than a dozen states across the Southeast and Midwest.</p> <p>The emergence of the “Great Southern Brood” of 13-year periodical cicadas has created a food bonanza for predators.</p> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:30:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 1425 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cicadas. Love 'em. Hate 'em. Eat 'em? Cicadas: the science behind the invasion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cicadas-science-behind-invasion <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-973536.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-973536.mp3</a></p><p>They&rsquo;re back. And if they&rsquo;re out in your neighborhood, they&rsquo;re pretty hard to miss.</p><p>I&rsquo;m talking about the <a href="http://mdc.mo.gov/landwater-care/forest-management/forest-health/periodical-cicadas">periodical cicadas</a>. In the past few weeks, they&rsquo;ve emerged by the billions in states from Maryland to Georgia to Oklahoma.</p> Mon, 13 Jun 2011 11:35:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 1413 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cicadas: the science behind the invasion Missouri cicada ice cream seller advised to cool it http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-cicada-ice-cream-seller-advised-cool-it <p><em>Updated 9:59 a.m. June 8 to clarify Associated Press story.</em></p><p>Public health officials in Columbia, Mo. have <a href="http://www.columbiamissourian.com/stories/2011/06/06/sparkys-will-not-make-more-cicada-ice-cream/">asked an ice cream shop to cool it*</a> with the cicada-flavored ice cream that customers apparently can&#39;t get enough of.</p> Tue, 07 Jun 2011 16:42:17 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 1377 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri cicada ice cream seller advised to cool it