Mad Hornet Entomological Supplies – New Website

After running for around 18 months, we decided to upgrade the website, to make it better and smoother. So Mad Hornet Entomological Supplies has a new website. The online ordering system is a lot smoother. However please note - that when "placing an order" here, it is...

Too much sugar in nectar ‘slows down bees’

Too much sugar in nectar slows down bees, a study has found. Bumblebees offload the nectar they drink from flowers by vomiting, but the more sugar nectar contains, the thicker and stickier it becomes - meaning it takes more time and energy for the bees to regurgitate...

Dungbeetle Navigation

The discovery by Wits University and an international team of Swedish biologists from Lund University - that dung beetles use different directional sensors to achieve the highest possible navigational precision in different conditions - has broken new ground for...