Biology News
World Cup Ban on Radioactive Chemicals Frustrates Russian Biochemistry Labs - Scientific American

Scientific American
Football fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the kickoff of the World Cup in Russia on June 14. But some Russian researchers might find themselves with more time to watch the matches than they expected. Because of security and counter-terror ...

Botany Crime Watch gets a brand new Kia Sportage - Times Online - Auckland

Times Online - Auckland
Matthew Wales, Dealer Principal from Andrew Simms Botany, hands over the keys for a brand new Kia to Botany Downs Crime Watch Patrol Chairman Barry Watts. It was a moment they have all been waiting for. Long time, dedicated volunteers of the Botany ...

Watch bacteria 'fishing' for DNA to speed up its own evolution - RT

For the first time, bacteria has been seen 'harpooning' DNA and absorbing it into itself to speed up its evolution. The breakthrough could help in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Using a microscope and a new dyeing method, scientists ...

Wasp Watch

Haslemere, Surrey - United Kingdom

Wasp Watch: monitoring and predicting wasp, bee, and insect sting risks in the UK. Wasp Watch provides information on insect sting activity - mainly bees, wasps, and hornets - in the UK on a current and historic basis. The site also provides short term predictions of sting risks for the next week as shown above in the red lettering.

Wasp Watch
United Kingdom

Provides statistical information on insect sting activity across the UK, including a unique sting risk index.

Wasp Warriors: The Wasp Sting
United States

Article by Maurice Smith with photographs of the stinging apparatus and a description of how a sting is inflicted.

Cuckoo Wasp
United States

Information from Wikipedia on the Chrysididae, a family of wasps commonly known as cuckoo, jewel, gold or emerald wasps because of the bright metallic sheen on their bodies.

Flower Wasp
United States

Several photographs and a description of a wasp in the family Tiphiidae.

Paper Wasp
United States

Photographs, life cycle, habitat, and pest status of wasps of the genus Polistes.

Spider Wasp
United States

Several photographs and a description of a wasp in this family.

Chalcid Wasp
United States

Information from Wikipedia on the superfamily of wasps, Chalcidoidea, most of the members of which are parasitoids of other insects.

Gasteruption sp: Gasteruptiid Wasp
United States

Several photographs and a description of this wasp.

Xanthopimpla sp: Ichneumon Wasp
United States

A photograph and description of this wasp.

Cicada Killer Wasp
United States

From a Field Guide to Common Texas Insects, by Bastiaan Drees and John Jackman.