When faced with the threat of a parasite, bees employ distancing measures in a way similar to other social insects.
Category: Scientific Papers
A CSIRO-led research team has recorded a landmark victory in the battle against Aedes aegypti, the mosquito species that transmits a number of deadly diseases worldwide.
Just how much of a health risk do houseflies pose to humans?
The resinous substances gathered by bees is the latest natural compound to exhibit promising termiticidal properties.
We know that termites pair up during swarming events, but what makes a termite chose one partner over another? Steve Broadbent, Regional Director for Ensystex, reviews the research.
Researchers from South Korea and The University of Queensland have investigated the fumigant properties of methyl benzoate – with promising results.
An international team of researchers has discovered why drain flies are so adept at evading harm from water droplets.
Steve Broadbent, Regional Director of Ensystex, takes a closer look at the microbial life that plays such a crucial role in the termite gut.
A look at the research into termite queens, their lifespans and reproductive behaviours.
A study of mouse populations in Western Australia has found that they lack a specific genetic mutation that confers resistance to first generation anticoagulant rodenticides.