Bees

Flowers lure pollinating bees, says study

Flowers lure pollinating bees, says study

bumblebees were drawn to synthetic flowers designed to generate the same kind of ultraviolet rings,

Oct 21, 2017, 17:30 PM IST
Landmark study shows decline in bee population due to neonicotinoid pesticide

Landmark study shows decline in bee population due to neonicotinoid pesticide

 The knowledge about the magnitude of harm that the bees were being subjected to due to these particular insecticides was still vague.

Jun 30, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Bees, wasp stings pose greater threat than snake and spider bites!

Bees, wasp stings pose greater threat than snake and spider bites!

Spider bites were the second most prevalent cause of hospitalization in the 13-year period, accounting for 30 percent of all admissions, while snake bites were third at 15 percent.

Jan 17, 2017, 13:27 PM IST
Researchers discover new species of 'ant-like' desert bees

Researchers discover new species of 'ant-like' desert bees

New species of 'ant-like' desert bees have been discovered by a team of researchers.

Dec 24, 2016, 17:38 PM IST
This is unfortunate! Bumble Bees to soon become an official part of the endangered species list

This is unfortunate! Bumble Bees to soon become an official part of the endangered species list

The IUCN Red List of Endangered Species has already listed the rusty patched bumble bee as endangered.  

Sep 29, 2016, 21:54 PM IST
Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

Air pollution interacts with bees' ability to forage: Study

A new study revealed that air pollution hampers with bees' ability to forage.

Jul 08, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
Pesticides linked to decline of bees needed for crop diversity: Experts

Pesticides linked to decline of bees needed for crop diversity: Experts

Widespread use of pesticides for enhanced crop yields has led to the decline of pollinators such as honey bees which are needed for increase in yields and quality of 84 per cent of the crops grown for human consumption, experts said here on Saturday.

Jul 02, 2016, 19:39 PM IST