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Maybe Humans Learned a Thing Or Two About Immunology From Bees, New Study - Weekly Observer


Weekly Observer
Most drug companies lately are concentrating on finding and developing drugs and vaccines for the prevention and cure of disease. This might be new for humans, but it might be good for us to know that this has been going on for the bees for quite a ...

Genetic Tug of War in the Brain Influences Behavior - Lab Manager Magazine


Lab Manager Magazine
genes A team led by Christopher Gregg, Ph.D., associate professor in neurobiology and anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine reports a targeted version of parental control over gene expression is more common than classic genomic ...

Surprising Similarity in Fly and Mouse Motion Vision - Bioscience Technology


Bioscience Technology
The neural circuits for motion vision are surprisingly similar in the fly and mouse brain. (Source: MPI of Neurobiology/ Schorner) At first glance, the eyes of mammals and those of insects do not seem to have much in common. However, a comparison of ...

Common Missouri Wasps and Bees

Monett - United States

This site offers lots of detailed information on wasps and bees, particularly those found in Missouri.

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Bees and Wasps
United States

Covers bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets. Includes information on species background and pesticide application.

Hymenoptera: Ants, Bees and Wasps
Australia

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

United Kingdom

Status and conservation of 24 species.

United States

National society dedicated to studying and recording these insects, order Hymenoptera, in the UK and Ireland. Provides information on the society and its activities, with a photograph gallery.

Sawflies, Wasps, Bees and Ants: Order Hymenoptera
Australia

Photographs and information on the species found in the Brisbane area, Australia.

Common Missouri Spiders
United States

Descriptions and pictures of spiders indigenous to Missouri, USA.

Family Vespidae: Paper Wasps and Potter Wasps
Australia

Photographs and information about some species found in the Brisbane area of Queensland, Australia.

Paper Wasps, Yellowjackets and other Stinging Wasps
United States

Illustrated article on the different groups of wasps, their avoidance and control, and the medical importance of stings and their treatment. [PDF]

Solitary Bees: An Addition to Honey Bees
United States

Articles on solitary bees in North America and how to raise and use them.

Close-up View of Common Knotweed, Common Lamb's-quarters and Sheep Sorrel
United States

Photographic study by Brian Johnston of these three species, Polygonum arenastrum, Chenopodium album and Rumex acetosella.