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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.

New Computer Model Could Preserve The World's Bee Colonies
2014-03-04 15:25:51

Scientists have created a new computer model to help understand the environmental effects of a honeybee colony. The BEEHAVE model was created to investigate the losses of honeybee colonies...

Selenium Kills Honey Bees
2013-10-04 08:46:39

Selenium, a chemical element that is both naturally occurring and often found near mining and industrial activities, can delay the development of or even kill honey bees, according to new research.

2013-05-30 23:29:51

The novel Natural Sciences Bibliographic Web Portal aims to provide comprehensive bibliographic information on the basic and applied life, earth and health sciences and has published over 244,800

Honey Bees Get Navigational Help From A Single Gene
2013-05-30 05:57:31

Before a honey bee ever leaves the hive to forage, they must learn how to navigate a changing landscape and orient themselves in relation to the sun.

2013-05-20 23:01:21

The Mohawk Valley Trading Company would like to announce a new addition to their raw honey line up: Sunflower-Summer Wildflower

2013-04-25 19:48:11

A collaboration of plant and soil scientists from across the UK has shown a grass hybrid species could help reduce the impact of flooding.

Caffeinated Bees Remember Their Nectar Sources
2013-03-07 18:15:24

Most of us are more productive after the first fix of hot caffeine in the morning – and according to a new study in the journal Science, so are honey bees.


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Honeybee
2005-09-08 09:11:58

The honeybee is a colonial insect that is often maintained, fed, and transported by farmers. Honeybees are a subset of bees which fall into the Order Hymenoptera and Suborder Apocrita. Of the approximately 20,000 known species of bees, four are considered honeybees: Apis florea, Apis dorsata, Apis cerana, and Apis mellifera (Western honeybee). It is thought that they have been domesticated at least since the time of the building of the Egyptian pyramids. Honeybees store honey (which is...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.