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A pair of new studies from the University of Guelph reveals that bumblebees might have tiny brains, but they are capable of remarkable feats, especially when offered a tasty reward.
Wild bumblebees are in decline throughout the world because they are likely contracting deadly diseases from ailing domesticated honeybees, researchers reported Wednesday in the journal Nature.
In a hive of honey bees, the jobs of queen and worker are drastically different. A new study from Michigan State University and Wayne State University reveals, however, that only a single gene separates the two.
According to a study, pesticides could be causing worker bumblebees to shrink and become less efficient.
Buff-tailed bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, invading South America
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A scientist speaking at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) discussed that apiary experts still have no cure for what is killing off honeybees.
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A new study led by Emory University finds removing even one species of bumblebee from an ecosystem has a swift and clear impact: the floral “sweethearts” of that species produce significantly fewer seeds.
Researchers, publishing a study in the Journal of Applied Ecology, wrote that stricter controls over bumblebee imports are needed in order to prevent diseases from spreading to the native bumblebee and honeybee populations.
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