Bees


Honey Bees Added to U.S. List of Endangered Species for the First Time

Bees Added to U.S. List of Endangered Species for the First Time

Apparently, honey bees in the United States have entered the endangered species list for the very first time. This spells catas...

Oct 4 2016, 5:35am CDT

Bees have Most Sophisticated Alarm Signaling

Bees have Most Sophisticated Alarm Signaling

Scientists discover new details on how bees warn each other about danger....

Mar 25 2016, 1:27pm CDT

Pesticides Could Hinder Bees’ Ability to Learn: Study

Pesticides Could Hinder Bees’ Ability to Learn: Study

Exposure to pesticides impairs bumblebees' learning ability and ultimately the ability to pollinate and extract nectar....

Mar 14 2016, 9:44pm CDT

Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators Could Threaten World Food Supply, UN Report Warns

Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators Could Threaten World Food Supply, UN Report Warns

Thousands of species of pollinators including bees, butterflies, wasps, birds and bats are at risk of extinction....

Feb 27 2016, 11:48am CST

Virus Spread Manmade from Europe Killing Bees

Manmade Virus Spread from Europe Killing Bees

The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations, new...

Feb 5 2016, 10:10pm CST

Worker bees

Honey Bees Are Sterile and Unproductive In the Presence of a Queen

Scientists are very certain that worker bees are sterile and unable to produce eggs, while the queen bee produces all the eggs...

Feb 2 2016, 5:47am CST

Australian Bees are Heavy Metal Artists, They Bang Heads to Pollinate

Australian Bees are Heavy Metal Artists, They Bang Heads to Pollinate

Aussie bees bang their heads 350 times a second to shake pollen out of a flower....

Dec 16 2015, 10:07pm CST

Bees Get Addicted To Caffeine Contained In Flowers, And Keep Coming Back For More

Bees Get Addicted To Caffeine Contained In Flowers, And Keep Coming Back For More

The fact that bees like caffeine and get obsessed with plant flowers containing the compound may sound ridiculous to many obser...

Oct 16 2015, 7:51am CDT

Honey Bees Fitted with Sensor Backpacks for Swarm Sensing

Honey Bees Fitted with Sensor Backpacks for Swarm Sensing

Australian scientists are attaching computerized backpacks on honey bees for research purposes....

Aug 29 2015, 6:44am CDT

Scientists Glue tiny RFID Chips on Bees

Scientists Glue tiny RFID Chips on Bees

A new project tries to understand bees better using tiny RFID chips. Scientists attached chips onto bees to study their movemen...

Aug 25 2015, 2:15am CDT

Bees Vaccinate Their Babies Naturally

Bees Vaccinate Their Babies Naturally

Bees immunize their young ones via a natural method....

Aug 3 2015, 6:54am CDT

Honey Bees are More Valuable for UK than Royal Family

Honey Bees are More Valuable for UK than Royal Family

The economists in the UK consider honey bees to be a valuable asset. In fact, they are worth more to the economy of the United...

Jun 17 2015, 6:00am CDT

Bees get Stimulated by Pesticides

Bees get Stimulated by Pesticides

Recent research by scientists revealed some very negative effects of pesticides on bees....

Apr 23 2015, 8:01am CDT

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees

At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wearable technology was supposedly the hottest new thing....

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

Cellphones kill the Bees

Cellphones kill the Bees

New research puts the blame on cellphones for the sudden drop in bee population world-wide....

May 11 2011, 1:50pm CDT