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the masquerade is almost perfect. certain moths of the subfamily arctiinae are marked with a yellow and black pattern. but these day-active insects have wasp waists and their antennae resemble those of wasps. their transparent wings are folded in a wasp-like way. for more than 150 years there has be...



new species of parasitic wasp discovered in the eggs of leaf-rolling weevils in




image: this is an adult wasp of the new species poropoea africana. view more credit: dr. stefania laudoniaa new species of parasitic wasp has been obtained from the eggs of weevils, associated with bushwillows, collected and identified by dr. silvano biondi. given the tiny insect from northeastern ...



the secrets of russia’s propaganda war, revealed




“psychological warfare has existed as long as man himself.” so begins a book purported to be an unauthorized reprint of the russian military intelligence service’s (gru) textbook on psychological warfare. the book was published in minsk in 1999. but it had been the basis of courses on psycholo...



the secrets of russia’s propaganda war, revealed




“psychological warfare has existed as long as man himself.” so begins a book purported to be an unauthorized reprint of the russian military intelligence service’s (gru) textbook on psychological warfare. the book was published in minsk in 1999. but it has long been the basis of courses on psy...



hawaiian biodiversity has been declining for millions of years




hawaii's unique animal and plant diversity has been declining on all but the big island for millions of years, long before humans arrived, according to a new analysis of species diversity on the islands by university of california, berkeley, evolutionary biologists.



unionists and taxi drivers stage separate protests in melbourne




thousands of unionists have taken to melbourne's streets to rally against what they are calling a "war on workers".  they are protesting against the federal government's new tough building code, the reintroduction of the australian building and construction commission and planned penalty rate cuts...



chinese bank to expand into greek projects | business




following a meeting on tuesday in athens with china development bank chairman hu huaibang, bank of greece governor yannis stournaras expressed satisfaction with cdb’s intention to expand its presence in greece, mainly via the financing of infrastructure projects.the meeting followed the signing of...



the wisdom of nokia's dumbphone




the smartphone’s ubiquity has made it boring and oppressive. a new, retro handset opens the door to a different future.



taptica opens new office in the uk to expand mobile marketing focus




source tapticawith the uk now being the second most advanced mobile ad market according to zenith media, mobile advertising platform, taptica, has announced the opening of an office in the country. the move is in line with the company’s global expansion plans and presents the fourth international ...



mike pence's falsehoods start catching up with him




donald trump was supposed to travel to kentucky on saturday to defend the republican health care plan, which some have begun calling “trumpcare,” but the president canceled without explanation. (trump instead went golfing for the ninth time since inauguration day.)kentuckians were not, however, ...



with flying colors: top entomology students honoured with wasp species named aft




image: the new wasp species leuroagathis paulbakeri named after entomology student mr. paul baker, who passed the written exam in an entomology class with the highest mark of 100 percent in... view more credit: dr. michael j. sharkeythe highly divergent parasitic wasps have long been causing headac...



researchers discovered fungus gnat paradise in peruvian amazonia




image: maneta aligera is one of the new fungus gnats discovered in the peruvian amazonia. view more credit: olavi kurina, university of tartu, estoniafinnish and estonian researchers have discovered and identified 16 new fungus gnat species in the amazonia. the diverse gnat species maintain excepti...



newly discovered virus affects sex ratio of insect-killing wasps




vertical transmission of ppnsrv-1 in pteromalus puparum wasps (a) and viral detection in field populations of pteromalus puparum wasps (b). credit: wang f, et al. (2017)scientists have identified a previously unknown virus that decreases the number of female offspring of the wasps it infects, accord...



au cameroun, un petit génie du code primé par google et privé d’internet par yao




collins nji est le premier africain lauréat du concours google code. mais la crise perdure, et avec elle la coupure du réseau et la fermeture des écoles. par josiane kouagheu (contributrice le monde afrique, bamenda, cameroun, envoyée spéciale) le monde le 13.03.2017 à 17h14 • mis à jour le...



perception that us drives the world economy 20 years out of date, says economist




jim o'neill, the british economist who coined the term "brics" to describe the world's emerging economic powers, has warned further global economic integration could become problematic without radical policies to boost wages in advanced economies like australia."i have a hunch.. that we will see del...



ariana grande says she & mac miller have 'loved and adored' each other since fir




ariana grande covers the newest issue of cosmopolitan magazine and opens up about her romance with mac miller in the interview. the two were first reported to be dating in august last year and confirmed it the month following, but as she explains their relationship spans back much longer than that....



russian library digitizes collection of the oldest printed books




credit: tomsk state universityscientists at the tsu research library have digitized and issued a collection of 26 incunabula—early printed books published in europe before 1501. one of these books, a medieval textbook about poetic dimensions published in 1500, is very rare. only two copies of this...



hawaiian biodiversity has been declining for millions of years




ariamnes uwepa, one of a group of spiders that has radiated throughout the hawaiian islands. while this particular group has not yet reached into all ecological niches on the older islands, most other species peaked millions of years ago and have been declining since because of crowding. credit: ros...



behavioral biology: ripeness is all




in contrast to other members of the drosophila family, the spotted-wing fly d. suzukii deposits its eggs in ripe fruits. biologists from ludwig-maximilians-universitaet (lmu) in munich have now elucidated the sensory basis of their ability to exploit a novel ecological niche.



boulder valley to expand chromebook initiative to more high schools via technolo




starting in the next school year, boulder valley high schools will have the option to charge students at $45-a-year technology fee for chromebooks. the fee would allow the school district to expand its one-to-web initiative beyond the two pilot schools, broomfield high and lafayette's centaurus high...



hawaiian biodiversity has been declining for millions of years




image: ariamnes uwepa, one of a group of spiders that has radiated throughout the hawaiian islands. while this particular group has not yet reached into all ecological niches on the older... view more credit: photo by rosemary gillespie and george roderick, uc berkeleyhawaii's unique animal and pla...



does an age gap of decades make a difference to friendships?




we often hear of romantic couples where one partner is significantly older than the other. we even have (albeit loathsome) terms to describe them: an older man is dubbed a "sugar daddy", while an older woman gets lumped with the shudder-worthy term "cougar". we don't have the vocabulary to describe...



cory bernardi's $1m secret shows why the parliamentary rules are broken




in 2015 cory bernardi and his wife bought a $1 million commercial property in kent town, adelaide. the building now serves as the headquarters for bernardi's australian conservatives party.but curiously, you won't find any mention of the building on the now independent senator's parliamentary pecuni...



cory bernardi's $1m secret shows why the parliamentary rules are broken




in 2015 cory bernardi and his wife bought a $1 million commercial property in kent town, adelaide. the building now serves as the headquarters for bernardi's australian conservatives party.but curiously, you won't find any mention of the building on the now independent senator's parliamentary pecuni...



want to make it as a biologist? better learn to code




their schools may not have caught up yet, but these biologists are embracing the era of big data. the post want to make it as a biologist? better learn to code appeared first on wired.