Colony collapse disorder

Sensors to find why honeybees are vanishing

Alarmed at the dwindling bee population around the world, scientists have found a novel way to find out what’s really causing their colonies to collapse.

Jan 19, 2014, 17:41 PM IST

Australian scientists microchip bees to map movements, halt diseases

Australian scientists are gluing tiny sensors onto thousands of honey bees to track their movements in a trial aimed at halting the spread of diseases that have wiped out populations in the northern hemisphere.

Jan 15, 2014, 19:22 PM IST