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'Safe' fungicides linked to honey bee colony deaths

Some fungicides, often regarded as safe for bees, could be a major contributor to honey bee colony losses, and the number of different pesticides within a colony -- regardless of dose -- closely correlates with colony deaths, suggests new research.

Oct 08, 2016, 14:57 PM IST

MP: Meeting between officers, farmers dispersed after honey bee attack

A meeting that was held between officers and the farmers at Budhwada Village of Hoshangabad mandal in Madhya Pradesh has been forced to disperse after honey bees started attacking them.

Oct 29, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

Listening to bee`s buzz can help detect diseases

Eavesdropping on the buzzing of honey bees in their hives can reveal whether they are suffering from disease, scientists have claimed.

Mar 25, 2013, 16:31 PM IST

Honey bee brains can help make robots smarter

Researchers are creating models of the neural systems in a bee`s brain that could help robots act more independently.

Oct 03, 2012, 16:32 PM IST

Like humans, bees have personalities too

Thrill-seeking is not limited to humans and other vertebrates, honeybees also have this personality trait, a new study has suggested.

Mar 09, 2012, 13:01 PM IST