Latest Pests Stories
According to new research reported in the February 16 edition of Current Biology, alcoholic beverages might just be a new form of medication to help fight off parasites.
New research has discovered that seed beetles shelter their broods from attacking parasitic wasps under a stack of dummy eggs.
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Across many groups of animals, species with bigger brains often have better cognitive abilities.
In Australia, when crossing from one state to another, travelers may encounter a quarantine stop and may be required to forfeit recently purchased fruits and vegetables as a hedge against invasive pests.
Social status in paper wasps is established earlier in life than scientists thought, says a study published this month in the journal PLoS ONE.
Detecting exotic pests before forest and agricultural invasion.
A switch from annual to multiyear colonies and a willingness to feed just about any prey to their young have allowed invasive yellowjacket wasps to disrupt native populations of insects and spiders on two Hawaiian islands
Scientists trying to understand how the brains of animals evolve have found that evolutionary changes in brain structure reflect the types of social interactions and environmental stimuli different species face.
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