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18

Sep

Could bacteria from honeybees replace antibiotics?Bacteria discovered in the honey stomachs of bees can heal persistent wounds and beat antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs,’ a new study shows, generating buzz about their potential use in medicine.

Could bacteria from honeybees replace antibiotics?
Bacteria discovered in the honey stomachs of bees can heal persistent wounds and beat antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs,’ a new study shows, generating buzz about their potential use in medicine.

23

Jul

How to garden for bumblebeesCreating a bumblebee-friendly garden will help the struggling pollinators and be a boon for your blooms as well.

How to garden for bumblebees
Creating a bumblebee-friendly garden will help the struggling pollinators and be a boon for your blooms as well.

18

Jul

Super slow-motion video casts honeybees in new lightA photographer has caught fascinating slow-motion footage of a honeybee hive in New Hampshire, revealing subtle behaviors — like flapping wings, jiggling feet and even a sting — in dramatic detail.

Super slow-motion video casts honeybees in new light
A photographer has caught fascinating slow-motion footage of a honeybee hive in New Hampshire, revealing subtle behaviors — like flapping wings, jiggling feet and even a sting — in dramatic detail.

10

Jul

How to treat a bee sting naturallyPesky insects can be a real pain during summer outdoor activities, but these simple remedies ease the aftermath of a close encounter.

How to treat a bee sting naturally
Pesky insects can be a real pain during summer outdoor activities, but these simple remedies ease the aftermath of a close encounter.

02

Jul

5,000 honeybees strap on tiny backpacks in the name of scienceAustralian scientists are attaching sensors to bees to track their movements and study colony collapse disorder.

5,000 honeybees strap on tiny backpacks in the name of science
Australian scientists are attaching sensors to bees to track their movements and study colony collapse disorder.

24

Jun

treehugger:

Beautiful bee species in honor of Pollinator Week

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23

Jun

Obama launches plan to save the bees and butterfliesThe president steps up efforts to protect the pollinators — and their $24 billion contribution to the U.S. economy.

Obama launches plan to save the bees and butterflies
The president steps up efforts to protect the pollinators — and their $24 billion contribution to the U.S. economy.

12

May

Colony collapse disorder’s link to pesticides strengthened by new studyThe pesticides, called neonicotinoids, are ‘highly likely’ to be triggering bee deaths, say researchers.

Colony collapse disorder’s link to pesticides strengthened by new study
The pesticides, called neonicotinoids, are ‘highly likely’ to be triggering bee deaths, say researchers.

20

Mar

Photographer begins epic journey to photograph our nation’s struggling bees
Photographer Clay Bolt is rolling out a huge project, traveling across the United States documenting the state of the nation’s bees, including the species responsible for pollinating our most popular crops.

16

Mar

5,000 honeybees strap on tiny backpacks in the name of scienceAustralian scientists are attaching sensors to bees to track their movements and study colony collapse disorder.

5,000 honeybees strap on tiny backpacks in the name of science
Australian scientists are attaching sensors to bees to track their movements and study colony collapse disorder.