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2015-05-26 08:28:25

CINCINNATI, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scripps National Spelling Bee fans can get in on the action of the 2015 Spelling Bee with the new Buzzworthy app for iOS, Android and Windows mobile devices. The

2015-05-20 23:08:05

Strategy Highlights Coalition as Platform for Public-Private Coordination to Accelerate, Achieve Task Force Goals Keystone, Colo.

2015-05-19 16:22:09

"A Balanced and Multi-faceted Approach to Enhancing Health of Pollinators" RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling it a "balanced and multi-faceted approach,"

2015-05-19 08:31:09

CINCINNATI, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest and longest-running educational program is joining with two highly regarded and internationally known consumer brands to sponsor

2015-05-13 08:25:15

Summer losses eclipse winter losses for the first time on record according to study led by University of Maryland professor COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-05-07 23:08:03

Clemson University Department of Plant Industry is using a new agriculture software program to map beehives and pesticide applications in order to prevent accidental exposure.

2015-05-01 23:04:22

The honeybee demise is a serious problem facing mankind in our modern age, but one potential problem that is contributing to the honeybee deaths may have a cure in an unexpected place - the Internet

2015-04-29 23:10:06

Crown Bees’ Mother’s Day special features all-in-one kit for raising native bees Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 29, 2015 Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate

2015-04-28 08:27:46

Collaboration with Honey Bee Experts Will Identify Tangible Actions to Help Improve the Health of Honey Bee Colonies in the Next Five Years RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 28, 2015

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2015-04-25 16:16:37

Not good: bees are shown to prefer pesticide-contaminated food, and this could negatively impact the bee population.


Latest Bee Reference Libraries

Melissophobia
2013-12-24 11:13:46

Melissophobia or the fear of bees, from Greek melissa, meaning honey bee and phobos, meaning fear, and sometimes misspelled as melissaphobia and known also as apiphobia, is one of the most common fears among people and is kind of a specific phobia. The majority of the population have been stung by a bee or had friends or family members stung. A child may fall victim to a bee sting while playing outside. The sting can be rather painful and in some individuals results in swelling which might...

Orchard Mason Bee, Osmia lignaria
2013-07-10 14:38:22

The orchard mason bee (Osmia lignaria), also known as the blue orchard bee, is a species of megachilid bee that is native to North America. Its range extends across the Rocky Mountains, where two subspecies are located. The nests of this species are made in natural hollows in which the bees will make separate rooms for larvae by creating walls with mud. The orchard mason bee can first be seen the early spring months, when temperatures reach about fifty-seven degrees Fahrenheit. Males leave...

Red Mason Bee, Osmia rufa
2013-07-10 12:25:16

The red mason bee (Osmia rufa or Osmia bicornis) is a solitary bee that can be found in a range that includes England, southern areas of Scotland, Sweden, Norway, North Africa, and Iran, among other areas. This species is typically seen during the spring and early summer months, but it can be seen until the end of June. Females hold two horns on top of the head, and a smaller sting than other bee species, while males do not hold horns or a sting. Although the red mason bee is classified...

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2009-02-16 18:05:48

The Honey Badger (Mellivora capensis), also known as the Ratel, is a member of the Mustelidae family. It is found throughout most of Africa and western and southern Asian regions of Baluchistan (eastern Iran), southern Iraq, Pakistan and Rajasthan (western India). Its natural habitat is arid grasslands and savannahs. It is the only species in genus Mellivora. It has been named the most fearless animal for several years in the Guinness Book of World Records. The Honey Badgers is similar...

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2009-01-17 15:59:33

The European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a species of bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It is found in southern Europe and in parts of north Africa and western Asia. It is highly migratory and winters in tropical Africa, India and Sri Lanka. It is an occasional visitor north of its range and some individuals may breed in northwest Europe. It is a richly colored and slender bird, like other bee-eaters. It has brown and yellow upperparts, green wings and a black beak. It is 10.5 to...

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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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