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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: 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: 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.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 18:47
Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on a fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly de-mined.
Last Updated: Monday, May 14, 2012, 13:05
An international team claims that honeybees also use multiple rules to solve complex visual problems.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 20:08
Honeybees that dance to give directions to flowers make more errors when performing horizontally than vertically because of gravity, researchers have claimed.
Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 09:25
Two studies suggest a common type of pesticide is causing problems for honeybees and bumblebees.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 12, 2011, 18:16
Electromagnetic fields could be contributing to disappearance of bee
colonies around the world.
Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 16:27
The use of a new generation of pesticides could be blamed for bees` mysterious decline.
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