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Behavior Brief

By | February 11, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Phytochemical Helps Differentiate Workers from Queen Bees

By | August 28, 2015

The consumption of p-coumaric acid, a chemical found in honey and pollen, may help set a female honeybee on its course to becoming a worker instead of a queen.

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Genome Digest

By | August 27, 2014

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Recent Decline in Honeybee Deaths

By | May 19, 2014

Fewer commercial pollinators died over the winter than during the same season the preceding year.

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Wild Bees Catch Honeybee Disease

By | February 19, 2014

Study suggests a honeybee disease might be spilling over into wild bee populations in the U.K.

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New Suspect in Bee Colony Collapse

By | January 21, 2014

A virus that causes blight in plants may contribute the catastrophic decline of honeybee colonies.

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Behavior Brief

By | July 8, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Buzzed Honeybees

By | March 11, 2013

The pollinators are more likely to recall flowers that offer them a caffeine reward.

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Behavior Brief

By | November 7, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Controlling Bee Fate

By | September 16, 2012

Reversible marks on the genome allow honeybees to swap between lives as nurses and foragers.

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