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Jul 31, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The first ever manmade edible vaccines for beneficial insects are in the works, thanks to new findings about how queen bees vaccinate their progeny.
Jul 13, 2015 01:20 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
About a third of bumblebee species are dying off, some up to 90 percent of the population. Continue reading →
Jun 25, 2015 09:50 AM ET // AFP
In Oslo, government agencies, private companies, and individuals are planting nectar-bearing flowers to give insects safe passage through the city.
Jun 9, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Aluminum contamination could be the cause of a debilitating cognitive dysfunction in bees, a new study shows. Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Cooperation within and between different animal species has its advantages for all parties involved.
May 19, 2015 11:37 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
The White House will wait to issue rules on pesticides on bee colonies until the EPA's studies are concluded.
May 13, 2015 11:58 AM ET // Lori Cuthbert
In the United States, 42.1 percent of bee colonies were lost in the past year, the second-highest ever recorded.
Apr 23, 2015 09:45 AM ET // AFP
Like nicotine for humans, certain pesticides seem to hold an addictive attraction for bees, which seek out tainted food even if it may be bad for them.
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