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Monogamous queens help bees cooperate

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research published today in Nature Communications online journal suggests that monogamy and close genetic relationships work together to enhance the cooperative social structure of ins ...

Jul 20, 2011
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California uses wasps in battle against apple moths

California agricultural officials will release hundreds of tiny, stinger-less wasps this month to combat the fruit- and leaf-eating light-brown apple moth, in a move to find alternatives to aerial pesticide spraying.

Jul 10, 2011
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Male wasps help to defend the nest

Male wasps are not exactly famous for their contributions to domestic life. Most do precious little, leaving the nest's maintenance chores to the females. Now a group of researchers has shown that when push ...

Apr 27, 2011
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