Cuckoo wasps that lived alongside dinosaurs were metallic green just like they are today

Even after 99 million years, turns out some things never change.  Cuckoo wasps were shades of metallic green 99 million years ago just like they are today, a study of extraordinarily-preserved insects trapped in amber has revealed. The specimens from Myanmar — which also included beetles, ants and a soldier fly — largely retained the colours … Read more Cuckoo wasps that lived alongside dinosaurs were metallic green just like they are today

Wasps ‘eavesdrop’ on rivals to see if they will lose to them in combat, say scientists

Insect Fight Club! Wasps ‘eavesdrop’ on rivals to see if they will lose to them in combat, say scientists who pitted insects against each other in ‘fighting arena’ A new study reveals wasps observe rivals fighting to see if they can compete Experts created a fighting arena and pitted to wasps against each other Two … Read more Wasps ‘eavesdrop’ on rivals to see if they will lose to them in combat, say scientists