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2014-01-21 04:13:19

Scientists are teaming up to fit tiny sensors onto honey bees in Australia to monitor the insects and understand the drivers behind Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).

2013-04-02 23:00:29

Bayer CropScience issues research brief on honey bee health and the overwintering losses associated with Varroa mite RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.

Dying Bees Fight Back With Resistance Genes
2012-09-28 14:02:39

As the phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) continues to plague North American honey bees, apiologists have been scrambling to find both the cause and the cure for the disappearance of millions of insects.

2011-11-02 21:47:57

Honey bee populations have been mysteriously falling for at least five years in the United States, but the cause of so-called colony collapse disorder (CCD) is still largely unknown.

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2010-04-29 06:25:00

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said Wednesday that the dramatic die-off of honey bees around the world is not due to any one single factor.

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2009-12-10 08:55:00

Ground-breaking discoveries by Michigan State University researchers could help protect honeybees from deadly parasites that have devastated commercial colonies.

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2009-09-18 05:55:00

Attendees of this year’s Apimondia, the 41st world apiculture congress, in southern France are focusing on what is killing the world’s bees.

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2009-08-25 06:10:00

Damage to the honey bee’s internal protein-producing “factories” may provide researchers with a new clue to the sudden collapse of honey bee colonies across the nation.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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