Posts Tagged ‘bees’

Secrets of Flight

Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Scientists are studying animals and insects to learn their secrets of flight.

Small Buggy Fossils

Monday, April 14th, 2014
Bees, la brea tar pits, daddy longlegs, fossils, leafcutter, huntsmen, spiders

Fossils of bees and daddy longlegs reveal unknown features and habitats.

Bumblebees Reach New Heights

Monday, February 10th, 2014
bees, bumblebees, height, altitude, uc berkeley, robert dudley

New research suggests that bumblebees can fly higher than Mt. Everest.

Pollution and Honeybees

Monday, October 7th, 2013
bees, honeybees, pollution, sulfur, diesel, exhaust, emission, floral, odors, scents, southampton

Diesel exhaust can throw honeybees off scent.

Bee Positive

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
bees, bumble, charge, electric, positive, negative, flowers, pollination

New research shows that bees are positively charged and flowers are negatively charged. Opposites really do attract!

Mother’s Day Special

Friday, May 10th, 2013
mothers, mother's day, moms, carrying, mouse, mice, bees, aging

Two recent scientific publications on mothering to celebrate this special occasion!

The Hunting Party

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
fish, communication, gestures, groupers, moray, eels, wrasse, ravens, dogs, cambridge, bees, hunting, predator, prey

Coral groupers team up with moray eels and Napolean wrasse to hunt smaller coral reef fish.

Saving Bees

Monday, April 1st, 2013
bees, honey, honeybees, pollination, ccd, colony collapse disorder, pesticides

Bees are dying at an alarming rate. Will we find solutions to their collapse in time?

Gene Beehavior

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Pollination

Honeybees may help us understand human behavior at the gene level.

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