Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 12:42
Bees that are adapted to the local environment fare better at meeting challenges than bees purchased from a different home area, researchers have found.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 15:05
President Barack Obama has launched a determined effort to save some of America`s busiest workers, the honey bees, crucial for the food industry and contributes a whopping USD 15 billion in value to agricultural crops.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 11:58
A 71-year-old woman in the US was badly hurt after she was attacked by a massive swarm of 80,000 `killer` bees which stung her more than 1,000 times.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 16:49
Honeybees love sugar-rich nectar produced by plants, and one of the main ways they detect it is with claws on their front legs, scientists say.
Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 18:46
A team of researchers has identified a single gene in honeybees that separates the queen from the workers.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 17:41
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.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 14:52
The truth behind the unique sex-determination system in honeybees - where males develop from unfertilised eggs and females develop from fertilised eggs - is out.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 12:38
A team of anthropologists has found that the Hadza tribe`s movements while foraging can be described by a mathematical pattern called a Levy walk, a pattern that also is found in the movements of many other animals like sharks and honey bees.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 11:10
Exposure to common air pollutants that are found in diesel exhaust is capable of affecting the ability of honeybees to recognise floral odours, a new research has showed.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 22:18
Diesel exhaust fumes alter the flowery smells that guide bees when they forage, potentially sending them off course and putting the food-growing industry at risk, a study said today.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013, 18:43
Scientists have discovered a new gene which they say helps honey bees to detect nutrients in flowers and find their way back home.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 09:24
In a bid to eliminate the scourge of landmines, Croatian scientists are training honeybees to sniff out unexploded mines.
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