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Honey Bees Tracked With Tiny Radar Antennae
2013-07-29 04:41:31

A team of biologists are outfitting honey bees with miniature radar antennae, hoping to discover how the insects are being impacted by controversial pesticides known as neonicotinoids.

Agricultural Chemicals Causing Bee Colony Collapse
2013-07-25 10:33:31

According to researchers, commercial bees are regularly exposed to a cocktail of agricultural chemicals that could be playing a role in colony collapse disorder.

Bee Sperm Banks
2013-06-10 11:30:16

A group of researchers has just announced a plan to preserve the survival and biodiversity of honey bee colonies by creating a sperm bank for the tiny insects.

2013-05-31 23:16:22

Gives growers a tool to protect crops while not harming key pollinators. Davis, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.

2013-05-17 23:02:04

Kino Lorber is coming out with a new documentary about honeybees, opening June 12 at the New York City Film Forum with a national

New Research Shows Substances In Honey Increase Detoxification Gene Expression
2013-05-01 15:02:17

Research in the wake of Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious malady afflicting (primarily commercial) honey bees, suggests that pests, pathogens and pesticides all play a role.

2013-04-22 23:00:41

Apply Responsibly Officials Urge Safe & Environmentally Sound Practices in the Home and Garden. SACRAMENTO, Calif.

2013-04-19 23:00:44

Bayer experts participate in CLA/RISE Spring Conference panel and in Senate Ag Committee briefings RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

2013-04-16 23:03:26

Nature Conservancy scientist's work suggests that this Earth Day, keeping the picnic basket full may depend on wild bees. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 16,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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