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  Barcode Scanners - Laser & Wireless by Wasp Barcode Technologies
Wasp Barcode Technologies is the leading manufacturer of reliable, performance-packed barcode scanners for small to medium business.
Wasp even provides industrial barcode scanners for harsh environments as well as wireless barcode scanners for flexibility and freedom.
Wasp first product was a type of barcode software and the heritage continues today with a range of barcode software solutions.
www.waspbarcode.com /scanners   (1483 words)

  USN Ships--USS Wasp (CV-7)
USS Wasp, a 14,700 ton aircraft carrier, was built at Quincy, Massachusetts.
Wasp was dispatched to the Pacific in June 1942 to reinforce U.S. Naval forces there in the wake of the carrier battles of Coral Sea and Midway and in preparation for offensive operations in the Southern Pacific.
On 15 September 1942, while steaming well to the southward of Guadalcanal, USS Wasp was torpedoed by the Japanese submarine I-19.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-w/cv7.htm   (848 words)

  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: WASP
Wasp stinger, with droplet of venom Venom or zootoxin (literally, animal poison) is any of a variety of poisons used by several groups of animal species, for the purpose of defense and hunting prey.
The wasp fl and yellow warn that she carries a sting Advertising colouration is a biological phase denoting the colours developed by certain animals to make them stand out against their background.
These wasps usually build a nest of mud or plant material or excavate a nest in soil, crevices, or plant stems, where the prey is hidden and the egg is laid.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/WASP   (4000 words)

 Tarantula Hawks - DesertUSA
Wasps in the genus Hemipepsis are also known as "tarantula hawks." The species are difficult to distinguish.
The wasp may drink the body fluids oozing from the spider’s wounds or from its mouth to replenish nutrients and water she used during the attack.
If the wasp succeeds in stinging a male tarantula on a mating hunt, she will excavate a burrow, drag the paralyzed spider inside, lay her single egg, and seal the chamber.
www.desertusa.com /mag01/sep/papr/thawk.html   (889 words)

 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A wasp is any insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is not a bee or an ant.
With most species, adult parasitic wasps themselves do not take any nutrients from their prey, and, much like bees, butterflies, and moths, typically derive all of their nutrition from nectar (one species of braconid, Microplitis croceipes, has even been trained via nectar rewards to detect narcotics and explosives) [1].
Parasitic wasps are typically parasitoids, and extremely diverse in habits, many laying their eggs in inert stages of their host (egg or pupa), or sometimes paralyzing their prey by injecting it with venom through their ovipositor.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=wasp   (1021 words)

 Wasp Barcode-Homepage
In den 12 Jahren seit der Gründung des Unternehmens hat sich Wasp Barcode einen treuen Kundenstamm von 150.000 Kunden aus den Bereichen Einzelhandel, Fertigung und Lagerhaltung, Behörden und Bildungswesen, Gesundheitswesen und professioneller Dienstleistungen aufgebaut.
Diese Kunden haben dazu beigetragen, dass Wasp zum marktführenden Unternehmen geworden ist und die Inhaber kleiner Unternehmen dabei unterstützen kann, ihre Unternehmen durch verbesserte Produktivität und Wirtschaftlichkeit effizienter zu führen.
Mit Wasp MobileAsset behalten Sie die Kontrolle über Ihre Asset-Verfolgung und -verwaltung.
www.waspbarcode.de   (418 words)

 About Bee and Wasp Stings
Anaphylaxis: A small percentage of the population is allergic to wasp or bee stings.
Bees and wasps can be attracted to, or may react to, odors in the environment.
If you remain calm when a bee or wasp lands on your skin to inspect a smell or to get water if you are sweating heavily, the insect will eventually leave of its own accord.
www.wvu.edu /~agexten/wildlife/bees.htm   (1592 words)

 [No title]
The culprit is the erythrina gall wasp, an insect not much bigger than a speck that lays its eggs in the leaves and stems of the various kinds of wiliwili – the elegant native Hawaiian trees as well as the non-native species that are often called tiger’s claw or coral trees.
The erythrina gall wasp was not even known until a year ago when it was described as a new species in Singapore and on two islands in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar.
The gall wasp follows on the heels of fireweed, the hala scale, kahili ginger, Christmas berry, the coqui frog and miconia as major threats to the native Hawaiian landscape.
www.mauinews.com /story.aspx?id=11288   (1731 words)

 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Radio tags track wasp behaviour
To track the wasps, the team fitted the insects with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags and placed sensors at the entrance of each nest to record their movements, in real time, in and out of the nests.
After further observations, the ZSL team ruled out that the wasps were lost, confused by their tags or trying to lay eggs in their neighbours' nests in a bout of social parasitism.
Instead, it found the wasps were helping to raise their relatives' young.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/science/nature/6291429.stm   (515 words)

 WASP: How women helped win a war
WASP flew 44 different types of airplanes in all types of weather and conditions.
They flew more than 60 million miles for their country in less than two years, and then, in December 1944, the WASP were disbanded; the women were told to pack their bags and go home.
So some WASP went back to the regular world of being a wife and mother after their stint in the service and never flew much again.
www.airventure.org /2006/sunjuly30/wasps.html   (942 words)

 Naval Technology - LHD Wasp Class - Amphibious Assault Ships
The WASP Class is the first specifically designed to employ air-cushion landing craft (LCACS), and to carry a squadron of Harrier II (AV-8B) STOVL (Short Take Off Vertical Landing) jets.
Ingalls delivered USS Wasp (LHD 1), in May 1989 and the ship is operational with the US Navy Atlantic Fleet.
Wasp Class vessels, USS Bonhomme Richard, Boxer and Iwo Jima were deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/wasp   (1087 words)

 UCL Phonetics & Linguistics
WASP is a simple application that is complete in itself but which is also designed to be compatible with the Speech Filing System (SFS) tools for speech research.
WASP is not public domain software, its intellectual property is owned by Mark Huckvale, University College London.
However WASP may be used and copied without charge as long as the program and help file remain unmodified and continue to carry this copyright notice.
www.phon.ucl.ac.uk /resource/sfs/wasp.htm   (233 words)

 WASP - Watkins Aircraft Support Products
WASP markets its products worldwide and prides itself on its ability to customize existing designs or develop new ones to meet the customer's needs.
WASP is headquartered in Glenwood, Minnesota, USA, in an industrial area on Highway 55 East.
WASP has shipped products or done conveyor installations in all 50 states, as well as Canada, South and Central America, the Caribbean, Norway, Iceland, England, Spain, Germany, Russia, Guam, China, Singapore, Micronesia, Africa, Australia, Korea and many Middle East countries, including Israel, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Wasp&bdcr=7&bdcu=http://www.waspinc.com/&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-0AA75028-6F23-B932-E7CB-0FE640387CDA-ym   (362 words)

 DARPA Defense Sciences Office - WASP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The WASP also has a sophisticated autopilot allowing multiple flight modes including GPS navigation, altitude hold, heading hold, and loiter control allowing hands-free operation.
WASP is currently being evaluated by the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy.
The WASP family of vehicles embodies a number of variants, including an extended range version, an IR-sensor equipped variant, and an optic flow collision-avoidance equipped type.
www.arpa.mil /dso/thrust/matdev/wasp.htm   (144 words)

 Visualization of Polydnavirus Sequences in a Parasitoid Wasp Chromosome -- Belle et al. 76 (11): 5793 -- The Journal of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
cells from wasp larvae at the prepupal stage (13).
Polydnavirus DNA of the braconid wasp Chelonus inanitus is integrated in the wasp genome and excised only in later pupal and adult stages of the female.
The excision of polydnavirus sequences from the genome of the wasp C.
jvi.asm.org /cgi/content/full/76/11/5793   (2174 words)

 Cover Pages: Systinet WASP Server for Java Supports WS-Addressing and WS-ReliableMessaging.
WASP Server for Java is a modular, easy to use, high performance Web services runtime environment for creating, deploying and managing Web services in Java and J2EE applications.
WASP Server for Java 5.0 provides reliable messaging support and is the first and only Web Services platform to provide full support with WSReliableMessaging.
WASP Server for Java 5.0 is fully integrated with Netegrity Siteminder, a leading enterprise security infrastructure.
xml.coverpages.org /ni2004-04-15-a.html   (1538 words)

 Halfbakery: Wasp Vacuum
Because the only entrance to the cell is open when the device is actually sucking in a wasp, you can capture multiple wasps, making your lunch a more relaxed affair, far removed from the swatting and swooshing.
A bit harsh on the wasps perhaps, but as far as I'm concerned those evil little insect scumbags have had it coming to them for years.
My friend has a theory that wasps are not born or hatched, but there is in fact a Gauntlet style generator spewing them forth.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Wasp_20Vacuum   (2289 words)

 Bee and Wasp Stings, HYG-2076-96
Should a bee or wasp fly near you, slowly raise your arms to protect your face and stand still or move slowly away through bushes or indoors to escape.
Never strike or swing at a wasp or bee against your body since it may be trapped causing it to sting.
The wasp venom contains a chemical "alarm pheromone," released into the air, signaling guard wasps to come and sting whomever and whatever gets in their way.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/2000/2076.html   (1923 words)

 Susun Weed's Wise Woman Forum :: View topic - wasp sting
the area where the wasp stung me is reddish and kind of hard and swollen but the pain is radiating through my entire arm.
Wasps and hornets don't generally lose their stingers anyways, unless they deliberately 'screw' the stinger in by rotating, in which case they die, from bleeding to death.
The symptoms you are describing are typical of a wasp sting, and the swelling and pain should be down considerably by Saturday night.
www.susunweed.com /weedforum/viewtopic.php?t=5939&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=   (621 words)

 Molly.com - Articles > Web thoughts > Editorial response to wasp's upgrade your browser initiative
Using aggressive commentary yet providing plenty of supportive help, WaSP is asking us as Web developers and designers to upgrade our browsers and write documents that conform to W3C recommendations no matter the results.
WaSP co-founder Jeffrey Zeldman points out that recent browser versions such as Internet Explorer 5, Netscape 6, and Opera 5 all have significant support for recommendations including HTML 4.01, CSS1, ECMAscript, and the DOM.
We must educate ourselves, and evaluate in each individual circumstance who our clients are, who their audience is, what their intent for their Web site is, and what the right approach to the design will be.
www.molly.com /articles/webthoughts/2001-02-wasp.php   (1285 words)

 Action - The Web Standards Project
The WaSP / Microsoft Task Force was formed in July of 2005 to support Microsoft as the company began increasing Web standards support in its browser and web authoring products.
WaSP’s Education Task Force works directly with institutions of higher education to promote instruction of Web standards and standards-compliant public sites.
The WaSP International Liaison Group (ILG) is an international collective of web professionals promoting the global use of standards to ensure an equitable Web.
www.webstandards.org /act/campaign   (289 words)

 Boing Boing: Wasp performs roach-brain-surgery to make zombie slave-roaches
Ampulex compressa is a wasp that has evolved to tackle roaches, insert a stinger into their brains and disable their escape reflexes.
This lets the wasp use the roach's antennae to steer the roach to its lair, where it can lay its egg in it.
The wasp takes hold of one of the roach's antennae and leads it--in the words of Israeli scientists who study Ampulex--like a dog on a leash.
www.boingboing.net /2006/02/03/wasp_performs_roachb.html   (425 words)

 IdealBB.NET - View Post
I don't scream when wasps or bees are about, I stand absolutely still, its everybody else doing the flapping about and me telling them to stop it.
When I was at work and we had the windows open in the summer the wasps always came in towards my desk, it took me a couple of days to realise they were after me because I had been using a fruits of the forest shower gel.
I am also a magnet for the likes of gnats and horseflies, and after getting bitten the first time in a season end up resorting to spraying myself with insect repellent before taking Sasha out as parts of the park are left to grow long for the wildlife.
www.rhs.org.uk /ibb/posts.aspx?postID=5953   (435 words)

 Wasp (2003)
Just saw Andrea Arnold's 'WASP' and am blown away by the her talent - this story is so painfully real that as much as you want to look away you can't.
Beautifully cast and acted - not one false note from any of the cast (the kids are superb) and shot in such away that you find yourself not watching a dramatization but participating in something that is actually happening.
You want to reach out and just grab the mother and shake some sense into her, even as you can't begrudge her need to have a brief moment of happiness (potentially destructive as her actions and needs are).
www.imdb.com /title/tt0388534   (241 words)

 WASP 2007 - History of WASP
The World Association for Social Psychiatry (WASP) was founded in 1964 by Joshua Bierer of the U.K. et al.
The following are lists of World congresses of the WASP and of past presidents to view the general history of the WASP.
The purpose of the WASP is as follows as the constitution defines.
www.wasp2007.cz /Text/history-of-wasp?MenuItemId=8   (161 words)

 AeroVironment Wasp
Wasp Block I) were about 13 cm (5 in) long, had a span of 33 cm (13 in) and weighed 170 g (0.37 lb).
Wasp Block II Wasp is a hand-launched, recoverable flying-wing UAV, which uses synthetic materials that act both as a battery and as main wing structure.
The Wasp is also under field evaluation by the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Army, but at the time of this writing no follow-up production contracts from those services have been announced.
www.designation-systems.net /dusrm/app4/wasp.html   (395 words)

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