Tagged: wasp

Suffering for science: why I have insects sting me - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 15, 2016

Justin Schmidt, University of Arizona Over the past 40 years (but in reality since I was five years old), I’ve been fascinated with insects and their ability to sting and cause pain. In graduate school, I became interested in why they sting and why stings from such tiny animals hurt so much. To answer these questions, we first … Read More

FAQ on the WASP - The Dismal Science

Seamus Hogan May 28, 2014

This post is written primarily for those cricket fans coming to Offsetting as a result of the WASP being used on BSkyB in Britain to cover the current series between England and Sri Lanka. As with the coverage in New Zealand, it has generated some reac... Read More

Sunday Spinelesness – One for the arachnophobes? - The Atavism

David Winter Jun 06, 2010

It occurs to me that some readers might be put off by my affection for spiders. I'd be interested to see which creature, the wasp or the spider, you find yourself cheering for at the end of this post. Let's introuduce them. First, the large black hunti... Read More