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Myrmecocystus honeypot ants, showing the repletes, their abdomens swollen to store honey, above ordinary workers. Greg Hume via Wikimedia Commons

Wasps, aphids and ants: the other honey makers

Honey might be synonymous with bees, but they're not the only insects that come up with the goods.
I’m catching some signals, fellow aphid. Are you? drriss

Spying on plant communication with tiny bugs

Internal communications in plants share striking similarities with those in animals, new research reveals. With the help of tiny insects, scientists were able to tap into this communication system. Their…

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