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Mar 14, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Pests do have a purpose, and it's not just to bother humans.
Mar 7, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Get up close and personal with bees, flies and more, in these insect portraits.
Feb 6, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Laura Poppick, LiveScience
Alpine bumblebees have the ability to fly at elevations greater than Mt. Everest, scientists have found.
Feb 4, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Honeybees have little clawed legs that can tell the difference between sweet, bitter and salty tastes.
Jan 27, 2014 09:33 AM ET // Tim Wall
Leaf-cutter bees use shreds of plastic bags or dollops of polyurethane sealant to construct some of their nests. Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2013 06:30 PM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
The ancestors of modern carpenter bees may have become extinct roughly 65 million years ago, around the same time the dinosaurs were wiped out.
Aug 12, 2013 07:54 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A deadly bat disease has been detected for the first time in Minnesota and shows no sign of slowing its spread.
Mar 7, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Caffeine-laced nectar provides bees with a memory boost and helps them find flowers. ->
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