The cement in hornet combs

@article{Ganor2006TheCI,
  title={The cement in hornet combs},
  author={Eliezer Ganor and Jacob S. Ishay},
  journal={Journal of Ethology},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={31-39}
}
The granules of organic or inorganic material contained in hornet comb are glued together by a cement produced by the adults via their saliva. This cement was found to enhance the comb stability, protect it against weathering and crosion, and render the comb resistant to various organic and inorganic solvents, while lending uniformity to the whole structure… CONTINUE READING