Posts Tagged ‘parasites’

Fascinating Barnacles

Monday, July 7th, 2014
lantern sharks, parasites, barnacles, hosts, life, oceans, Anelasma squalicola,

Anelasma squalicola, a parasitic barnacle, can suck the life and the reproductive capabilities out of its host.

Protecting Wasp Nests

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
wasps, spiders, ants, parasites

A new species of parasitic spider wasps protects its nest in a very unusual way.

Silent Crickets

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
crickets, parasitic, wasps, flies, parasites, parasitoid, hawaii

Crickets go quiet as a life-saving technique.

Leave Those Bees Alone!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
sn-bees

Local researchers have found another foe of the honey bees: deadly parasitic flies.

Bedbugs: Media Darlings

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010
Bed_bug,_Cimex_lectularius

Watch out! Bedbugs are sweeping the continent!

The Extreme Side of Life

Thursday, July 1st, 2010
mattlewin

Academy scientist Matt Lewin’s life and work are a bit on the extreme side.

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