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UW researcher put tiny tracking technology on giant hornets to help state deal with murderous pest

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A researcher from the University of Washington, using tiny technology, has been playing a big role in helping state entomologists tackle a giant problem. Giant hornets, in fact.

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UW researcher put tiny tracking technology on giant hornets to help state deal with murderous pest

UW researcher put tiny tracking technology on giant hornets to help state deal with murderous pest

A researcher from the University of Washington, using tiny technology, has been playing a big role in helping state entomologists tackle a giant problem. Giant hornets, in fact.

Panicked over ‘murder hornets,’ people are killing native bees we desperately need

Panicked over ‘murder hornets,’ people are killing native bees we desperately need

Asian giant hornets (a.k.a. murder hornets) have been spotted only in Washington state and Canada. Traps elsewhere are killing beneficial native wasps and bees.

What are Asian giant hornets, and are they really dangerous? 5 questions answered

What are Asian giant hornets, and are they really dangerous? 5 questions answered

The Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) is fairly common in many parts of Asia, where it is called the “Giant hornet.”

Murder hornets are coming (but probably not for you)

Murder hornets are coming (but probably not for you)

The United States isn’t truly being invaded by bloodthirsty super wasps. But it’s still best to not go chasing after them on your own.

What you need to know about ‘murder hornets’

What you need to know about ‘murder hornets’

Two new specimens of the world’s largest hornet have just turned up in the United States. Here’s what to make of them and other alien-hornet invaders.

Asian Giant Hornet Invasion Threatens Honey Bees in Pacific Northwest

Asian Giant Hornet Invasion Threatens Honey Bees in Pacific Northwest

An expert said of the hornets: “They are sworn enemies of honey bees. I would say a bee’s worst nightmare.”

Here's how to tell a 'murder hornet' from other nasty wasps

Here's how to tell a 'murder hornet' from other nasty wasps

Vespa mandarinia looks a great deal like its waspy cousins, but it has some key distinguishing features.

More ‘murder hornets’ are turning up. Here’s what you need to know

More ‘murder hornets’ are turning up. Here’s what you need to know

Two more specimens of the world’s largest hornet have just been found in North America.

Video shows that 'Murder Hornets' can be cooked alive by a vibrating sphere of Japanese bees

Video shows that 'Murder Hornets' can be cooked alive by a vibrating sphere of Japanese bees

"Murder Hornets" have begun to colonize the United States, but a National Geographic video shows one being cooked alive by a group of Japanese bees.

'Murder hornets' land in the US for the first time

'Murder hornets' land in the US for the first time

The "shockingly large" hornets can kill humans with their sting and are known to destroy beehives.

First Live ‘Murder Hornet’ Captured in the U.S.

First Live ‘Murder Hornet’ Captured in the U.S.

Scientists aim to eradicate Asian giant hornet nests in the next few weeks so that the insects do not establish a population on the West Coast

Another Asian giant hornet found in northwestern Washington

Another Asian giant hornet found in northwestern Washington

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A dead Asian giant hornet has been found in Washington state, and officials said Friday they were trying to learn if the honey bee predators have established ...

‘Murder hornets’: race to protect North America's honeybees from giant invader

‘Murder hornets’: race to protect North America's honeybees from giant invader

Amateur beekeepers and scientists do ‘the whole CSI thing’ to stem the feared onslaught

Giant wasps aren’t coming for you

Giant wasps aren’t coming for you

Facts about the giant invasive hornet.

'Murder hornet' nest found in Washington believed to be first in the US

'Murder hornet' nest found in Washington believed to be first in the US

Giant murder hornets are making a return. Entomologists from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) located the first-ever Asian giant hornet nest in the US on a property in ...

Infamous Asian giant hornet spotted in Geneva

Infamous Asian giant hornet spotted in Geneva

A specimen of the world’s biggest hornet species has been identified in the Swiss city of Geneva making it the third observation in the country.