Some bees use bold intimidation rather than secrecy to claim prime nectar spots. Continue reading →
A threat to the future of our food supply garners some action from the U.S. federal government.
By translating bee speak and then eavesdropping on honeybee communications, researchers are able to monitor large tracts of land without even breaking a sweat. Continue reading →
Something about at least two kinds of neonicotinoids - a class of insecticide -- prompts bees to abandon their hives during winter and die.
From an elephant that speaks Korean to goldfish that distinguish Bach from Stravinsky, the animal kingdom is full of non-human brainiacs.
Leaf-cutter bees use shreds of plastic bags or dollops of polyurethane sealant to construct some of their nests. Continue reading →
Scientists finger a virus-fungus tag team as the latest possible culprits in bee colony collapse disorder.