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Image 1 - Wasp Found In New York Shows Up In Southern California
2012-01-25 04:00:42

UC Riverside entomologist discovered Gonatocerus ater in Irvine; wasp arrived in the United States from Europe.

2011-03-18 00:00:26

Leading provider of small business productivity solutions receives Communitas Award for involvement with Guide Dogs for the Blind Plano, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Wasp Barcode Technologies, a leading provider of small business productivity solutions, today announced the company has been awarded a Communitas Award for active company sponsorship and participation with Guide Dogs for the Blind.

2010-06-03 10:07:00

MURRIETA, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Copan is proud to announce the 30th placement of a Walk-Away Specimen Processor (WASP), at Eastern Health, Newfoundland, in Canada. The WASP is a revolutionary instrument used for automatically planting and streaking bacteriology samples.

2009-07-29 14:49:09

An official with the Ohio Department of Wildlife said a rare pink katydid that was slated to go on display at the Ohio State Fair has been killed by a wasp. Jim McCormac of the Ohio Division of Wildlife said the katydid, discovered July 19 at the Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area in Wyandot County and slated to go on display at a fair, which began Wednesday, was killed after a parasitic wasp injected its eggs into the insect and the offspring ate their way out, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch...

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.