Sting in tale as Wasps leave Worcester facing drop

Premiership strugglers Worcester are in danger of crashing out of the English top-flight after Wasps snatched a dramatic 13-11 win at Sixways on Friday.

Ants more closely related to bees than most wasps

Ants and bees are surprisingly more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps such as yellow jackets and paper wasps, scientists have discovered.

US honours first women Air Force pilots

More than 60 years after the end of World War II, American lawmakers have paid tribute to the pioneering but long-overlooked role played by women pilots in the US Air Force.

Tiny wasps provide hope for vanishing species

They may only be 1.5 mm in size, but the tiny wasps that pollinate fig trees can transport pollen 10 times faster than previously recorded by any insect and make the trees resistant to forest fragmentation, says a new study.