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According to recent studies conducted by Professor Mario Palma at Sao Paulo State University Brazilian wasp venom has the ability to kill cancer cells while not causing any harm to healthy cells.

Not all bugs that inhabit your garden are out to destroy the plants and flowers that you worked so hard planting. Gardeners who are planting pollinator-cen

How to keep wasps from returning

How to Get Rid of Wasps

Are you plagued by paper wasps? Know what you can do to get rid of a wasp nest and make your home less of a haven for pests.

A biology student realised that by giving wasps different colored paper over time, the insects would eventually construct their own rainbow-colored houses.

When Wasps Are Given Colored Paper, They Build Rainbow Nests

When Given Colored Construction Paper, Wasps Build Rainbow Colored Nests

The Wasp and Ant-man (Puttin' this on the Wasp board, because she's the adorable little star!)

The Wasp and Ant-man (Puttin' this on the Wasp board, because she's the adorable little star!

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Ces guêpes sont des artistes : elles ont construit des nids éblouissants de couleurs avec du papier de construction

When it comes time to breed, wasps build complex nests to house their little ones. European paper wasps -- the bugs used in this experiment -- are no different.

This is so helpful!  DIY Wasp/Bee Catcher 1) Cut the neck off a plastic pop bottle. 2) Remove the bottle cap and flip the neck upside down and place it in the bottle opening that you just cut. 3) Tape together using packing tape or duct tape. 4) Bait the trap. The easiest is sugar and water, but I've also read that meat works well in the spring and early summer because wasps are attracted to protein, or other options are sugar and water, water and vinegar, beer, soda, even laundry detergent…

We did some research and found some great ideas and tutorials to help you create DIY wasp traps and other wasp solutions for your backyard and garden.

8. Warrior Wasp (Synoeca septentrionalis)    Pain Rating: 4  These Central and South American wasps attack as a group, and Schmidt describes their stings as “torture.” They burn intensely like “being chained in the flow of an active volcano,” and if you’re stung by enough of the wasps, you’ll need medical attention.

The worst stings in the world:Warrior or Armadillo Wasp

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