Invasive wasp tests nature's strengths and weaknesses

A wasp that has already caused major damage in the Southern Hemisphere could spread throughout North America, although nature's defenses are currently keeping the insect under control, according to a Dartmouth study.

Invasive weed could fuel malaria transmission

An invasive weed could escalate the spread of malaria in East Africa after scientists found new evidence that it creates a favorable breeding ground for female mosquitoes, which transmit malaria.

Why wasps become so annoying at the end of summer

The sausages are sizzling, the burgers browned, and the beer is cold. You're all set for the perfect end-of-summer BBQ. Alfresco dining, drinks in a garden of a country pub, ice-creams—we grasp at the last shreds of summer, ...

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