Category: Invertebrates

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Save the bees! But which ones?

75% of the worlds crops are dependent on pollination in some way or another. Despite the volume of pollinator-dependent crops increasing 300% in the last 40 years, there is growing concern about the...

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An overview of Forensic Entomology

An overview of Forensic Entomology

Forensic entomology is the use of insects as evidence in legal cases. There are numerous applications for such evidence, for example, as cruelty indicators in animal welfare cases, and perhaps most notably as...

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Photograph Showing Sniffer Bees being Trained (Courtesy of Rothamsted Research Ltd)

Sniffer Bees

The concept Since the 1990’s, researchers have explored the viability of training bees and wasps to detect – and indicate the presence of – particular ‘target’ odours. Though there are numerous potential applications...

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