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Bees’ Molecular Responses to Neonicotinoids Determined

By Catherine Offord | March 22, 2018

Researchers pinpoint a protein that can metabolize at least one of the insecticides, highlighting a route to identifying compounds that are friendlier to the critical pollinators.

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Bees Under Attack

By The Scientist Staff | January 31, 2018

Japanese honeybees (Apis cerana japonica) respond to an attack by a Vespa mandarinia wasp.

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image: Image of the Day: What Does a Bee See? 

Image of the Day: What Does a Bee See? 

By The Scientist Staff | December 21, 2017

Scientists identify floral temperature patterns as a sensory cue that may help bees identify flower species. 

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image: Image of the Day: Moth Resurrection

Image of the Day: Moth Resurrection

By The Scientist Staff | December 18, 2017

Entomologists have rediscovered a species of moth that was considered lost for 130 years. 

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image: Image of the Day: Leggy Bees 

Image of the Day: Leggy Bees 

By The Scientist Staff | September 15, 2017

Female South African bees evolved lengthy limbs to better amass oil from the snapdragon flowers they pollinate.

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image: Bees Live the City Life in Detroit

Bees Live the City Life in Detroit

By Catherine Offord | September 1, 2017

Important pollinators under threat from habitat destruction, bumblebees may find refuge on vacant land throughout Michigan’s largest metropolis.

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City Bees

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2017

See the urban landscapes in Detroit where researchers are studying the fates of pollinators that adopt a metropolitan lifestyle.

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image: Study: Bumblebee Species Declining Worldwide

Study: Bumblebee Species Declining Worldwide

By Aggie Mika | July 20, 2017

The first global evaluation of populations demonstrates that certain species are diminishing considerably.

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image: Field Studies Confirm Neonicotinoids’ Harm to Bees

Field Studies Confirm Neonicotinoids’ Harm to Bees

By Ashley P. Taylor | June 29, 2017

Two large studies find that, in real-world conditions, the insecticides are detrimental to honey bees and bumblebees.

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image: More Details on How Pesticides Harm Bees

More Details on How Pesticides Harm Bees

By Diana Kwon | May 3, 2017

Scientists report that thiamethoxam exposure impairs bumblebees’ reproduction and honey bees’ ability to fly.

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