We Hate Wasps and Love Bees – Should We?

I was surprised to learn that wasps also pollinate. I thought they were just hateful murderbugs. I like bees because they’re prolific pollinators and (in my experience) not as prone to stinging us.

It’s worth reading this short piece to learn how important wasps are to the environment and how poorly they’ve been treated relative to bees by the scientific community.

 

Reproducibility in Science

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This is an excellent comic on the current crisis of reproducibility in science, outlining the nature of the problem, aggravating factors, and what scientists are doing to address it.

Reproducibility is a foundational idea in modern science and should be a required component of secondary education.