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Feb 10, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Parasitic wasps inject a virus to turn their victims into trembling, unwilling bodyguards. → → Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2015 08:45 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The bees start foraging when they are too young to do the risky job, new research suggests.
Feb 5, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A class of insecticide called neonicotinoids puts the bee's learning ability at risk and inhibits colony growth.
Feb 4, 2015 12:01 AM ET // Richard Farrell
A species of tropical wasp can memorize the faces of its colony mates and will attack bees it does not recognize.
Feb 2, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Karl Gruber, ABC Science Online
A study of carpenter ants examined what happens to them when they become isolated.
Jan 27, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A spider that combs and pulls its silk to create sticky filaments could inspire a way to make long, strong nanofibers.
Jan 9, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
A museum volunteer got an amazing surprise when he came upon the rare creature, just emerged from its chrysalis.
Jan 8, 2015 09:45 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The Dohrniphora flies quickly guillotine their prey with a long, sawlike proboscis, always targeting injured ants to avoid becoming dinner themselves.
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