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2013-01-03 05:03:51

Science Pays Tribute to One of Television’s Favorite Physicists With the Naming of a Brand-New Species of Bee After the Esteemed Dr.

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2010-05-27 07:15:00

For the first time, researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute track unique signals from tiny transmitters glued to individual orchid bees, yielding new insight into the role of bees in tropical forest ecosystems.

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2009-12-18 08:39:08

A new study reveals the reason why orchids use sexual trickery to lure insect pollinators.

2009-06-08 14:20:33

Harvard University scientists have determined some bees brace themselves against wind and turbulence by extending their hind legs while flying. Wind is a universal part of life for all flying animals, Assistant Professor Stacey Combes said.

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2009-06-02 13:56:41

Turbulence hampers flight for various bee species, and possibly other insects.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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