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.
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.
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.
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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!
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.
Stress can lead to Bee Colony Collapse!
Scientists have found that exposing bees to neonicotinoid pesticides changes their behaviour stressing them. That stress can lead to colony collapse.
Honeybees work harder just before it’s going to rain!
A new study published by researcher Xu-Jiang and his fellow colleagues found out that honeybees spend more time out of the hive when rain is near!
Create a bee-friendly garden
Just a tiny flower pot or patch can provide valuable pollinator habitat. You can make a big difference just by creating a bee-friendly space in your garden.
The Nutrition of Organic Honey
Honey bees can detect early stage cancer!
Sonication: Pollination by vibration of bees
Bees get happier and more optimistic after eating a sweet treat
Scientists have created the perfect environment for bees to thrive
Amazing bees: they learn and teach like humans do!
Have you ever seen a bee having a wee?
No sick day for bees: They’re excellent workers even when they are ill!
Natural solution: Bee fence in Africa save farmers and their crops
Leading insecticide cuts bee sperm by almost 40%
What bees do to beat the heat?
Organic agriculture: right way of saving bees from extinction!
Bees use their fuzz to detect electric fields