A new review looks at innate immunity and superorganism-level social immunity as defenses against immune challenge by viruses in eusocial ants, bees, and wasps.
Dated perceptions of harvester ants as pests of crops and rangelands have been replaced with new understandings of the myriad beneficial roles they play in their native ecosystems.
New research examines glands on the underside of Vespa soror wasps and the chemical signals they emit, which appear linked to behavior in which wasps rub their bodies against honey bee hives to recruit fellow wasps for a group attack.
The ESA Annual Meeting is here! Get a glimpse of some of the exciting research on the slate as the editors-in-chief of ESA's family of journals share the sessions they're looking forward to attending.