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## Wasps became the first known insects to argue with logic

Here's a question for you. If A is greater than B and B is greater than C, is A greater than C? It's a simple puzzle that children can solve. In fact, even animals have demonstrated the form of reasoning that we call a temporary deduction, and that we use to answer that kind of problem. So far, however, no …

## Paper wasps similar to logical thinking – ScienceDaily

A recent study from the University of Michigan provides the first evidence of transitive inference, the ability to use known relationships to close unknown relationships in an animal without a spine: the lower paper wasp. For thousands of years, transitive inference has been a hallmark of human deductive forces, a form of logical reasoning used for inferences: if A is …

## Wasps are smarter than we thought, shows a new study

Now a new study from the University of Michigan shows that the striped animals are not only annoying – they are smart. The investigation found that wasps can use a logical justification to close unknown relationships from known relationships, according to a press release. Essentially, this means that they can find out that when X is greater than Y and …

## Paper wasps that fit a behavior that resembles logical thinking

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## How cockroaches fend off wasps that turn their victims into zombies

Real life battles against zombie makers offer many tips to avoid undead. Just ask cockroaches, targets the Emerald Jewel wasp. The female wasps ( Ampulex compressa ) specialize in the attack on the American cockroach ( Periplaneta americana ). If a wasp succeeds, it leads an undisturbed roach away like a dog on a leash by simply pulling on a …

## Old parasites Wasps ate their victims from the inside out

Scientists who surveyed more than 1,500 ancient fossilized fly dummies have discovered four species of wasps that used these growing insects as home to their own babies. Sophisticated scans of the fossils that make up about 66 to 23 million Palaeogens Years ago, numerous invasive wasps were revealed in fly dummies. The creatures would have deprived the growing flies of …

## "Violent weapon": New species of wasps with giant stingers, discovered in the Amazon region, say scientists

Researchers in Finland say they have discovered a new wasp species in the Amazon that has a large sting. A view of the wasp Clistopyga crassicaudata Kari Kaunisto, University of Turku The wasp, which scientists have called Clistopyga crassicaudata, has a sting longer and wider than the most wasps. "I've studied tropical parasitoid wasps for a long time, but have …

## "The Ants and Wasps Star" explains why the ghost is not a rogue

According to Nicole Drum – July 4, 2018 When Ant-Man and the Wasp hit theaters this week, the fans become the villain of the film, Ghost, presented. However, Hannah John-Kamen, who plays the character, does not see Ghost as the villain. In an interview with IGN, John-Kamen explains that Ghost is an antagonist to Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) and Wasp (Evangeline …