Murder hornets are indeed deadly, confirms Paige Embry in Scientific American. Stings from the Asian giant hornet can kill humans, Paige writes, but a major worry is the threat to our already fragile bee populations. Learn about how crucial North American bees are to our ecosystems, including our food supply, in Paige’s book, Our Native Bees: North America’s Endangered Pollinators and the Fight to Save Them. More at and @paigeaembry. image: t-mizo CC BY 2.0