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Bumblebees Willing To Learn If There's A Sweet Treat Involved
2014-03-19 05:51:49

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 Bees Are Getting Sick From Their Domesticated Kin
2014-02-20 06:09:34

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.

Honey Bee Queens And Workers Are Separated By A Single Gene
2014-01-30 04:43:59

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.

Bumblebees Shrinking Pesticide
2014-01-20 14:56:34

According to a study, pesticides could be causing worker bumblebees to shrink and become less efficient.

Peaceful Bumblebee Invades South America
2013-12-09 10:12:21

Buff-tailed bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, invading South America

2013-10-01 23:21:29

The W3 Award for Best Website in the Charitable/Non-Profit Category goes to Geary LSF for their work for Bumble Bee Foods. San Francisco, California (PRWEB)

Apiary Experts Still Have No Cure For Mass Honeybee Die-Offs
2013-09-10 14:26:22

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.

2013-09-09 23:19:41

The SIA Marketing Effectiveness Award for Best Website goes to Geary LSF for their work for Bumble Bee Foods. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013

Betrayal By Bees Could Have Huge Impact On Plant Reproduction
2013-07-23 09:05:30

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.

Tighter Controls On Bee Imports Needed To Reduce Disease Risk To Native Populations
2013-07-18 15:19:49

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.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.