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Rhythmic vibrations guide caste development in social wasps

MADISON -- Future queen or tireless toiler? A paper wasp's destiny may lie in the antennal drumbeats of its caretaker. While feeding their colony's larvae, a paper wasp queen and other dominant females periodically beat their antennae in a ...

Ginger is key ingredient in recipe for conserving stag beetles

The humble ginger root could be the key to conserving the UK's largest and most spectacular terrestrial beetle -- the stag beetle. Ecologists from Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of York have developed a series of new meth...

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