WASP’s giant 3D printer can build houses from mud in some of the most remote places on Earth

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This 3D printer has been developed to build cheap, sustainable houses using a clay-like paste.

WASP, an Italian 3D printer company, demonstrated a giant, three-armed printer they created at Maker Faire Rome. WASP’s 3D printer is unique as it can be assembled on site within two hours, and then filled with mud and fiber to build extremely cheap houses in some of the most remote places on Earth. (Video)

 

 

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‘King of Wasps’ – giant new species of wasp discovered in Indonesia

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Two-and-a-half inch monster has jaws longer than its legs.

A new species of wasp discovered on the Indonesian island Sulawesi is two-and-a-half inches long, and has jaws so vast that its discoverer admits, ‘I don’t know how it can walk.’ (Pics)

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Parasitic flies attack honeybees turning them into zombies

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“Zombie” fly parasite causing decline of honeybee population.

A pile of dead bees was supposed to become food for a newly captured praying mantis. Instead, the pile of bees ended up revealing a previously unrecognized suspect in colony collapse disorder a mysterious condition that for several years has been causing declines in U.S. honeybee populations, which are needed to pollinate many important crops. This new potential culprit is a bizarre and potentially devastating parasitic fly that has been taking over the bodies of honeybees (Apis mellifera) in Northern California.

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Wasps With More Spots ‘Tend To Be More Aggressive’

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Scientists have discovered how to tell whether a wasp is angry – by looking at the markings on its head.

Researchers found that wasps with more black spots tend to be more aggressive and ferocious.

The remarkable connection was discovered as part of into an investigation into why some wasps have such patterned faces.

The study involved painting dots on the faces of dead wasps, placing them on tempting sugar cubes and see how other wasps reacted to them…

 

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