Parasites change bees chemical profile

Honey bees infected with the parasites like Varroa destructor have changes in the chemical profile of their skin and in their brains.
15.04.2016. 22:54

Could a mushroom save the honeybee?

A mushroom farmer and a scientist have created a beehive containing fungi that might just be the key to saving the imperiled honey bee.
08.04.2016. 18:09

Feeding bees in the Spring

Spring for the beekeeper starts at the blooming of the maples. You would think something as simple as feeding would not be controversial, but it is on several fronts.
01.04.2016. 19:46

Festooning: how bees layout and build comb

Have you ever seen a lacework of bees hanging together, between the frames of comb? Have you heard of 'festooning'? If not, than it's time to find out!
04.03.2016. 22:33

Flowers’ Aroma can calm the most aggressive of bees!

Want to avoid being stung by a bee? Use floral 'perfume': Insects are less aggressive when they can smell flowery scents.
26.02.2016. 10:15