honey bees
Recent Decline in Honeybee Deaths
Recent Decline in Honeybee Deaths
Kerry Grens | May 19, 2014
Fewer commercial pollinators died over the winter than during the same season the preceding year.
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse #5
The Scientist on The Pulse #5
Kerry Grens | Feb 26, 2014
Bee virus spreads, blight-reistant potato, OCD in dogs
Week in Review: February 17–21
Week in Review: February 17–21
Tracy Vence | Feb 21, 2014
Human vs. dog brains; widespread neuronal regeneration in human adult brain; honeybee disease strikes wild insects; trouble replicating stress-induced stem cells
A Political Battle Over Pesticides
A Political Battle Over Pesticides
Graciela Flores | Apr 10, 2013
Bees, the pollinators of a third of the world’s food crops, are in peril. And that’s about the only thing scientists, environmentalists, policy makers, and agro-industrialists can agree on.
Behavior Brief
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 11, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Honey Bee Killer
Honey Bee Killer
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 11, 2012
A parasitic mite helps spread a deadly virus among honey bee colonies.
Colony Collapse from Pesticides?
Edyta Zielinska | Apr 9, 2012
Yet another study demonstrates that how pesticides might be related to the collapse of wild bee colonies.
Pesticide Problems for Bees
Pesticide Problems for Bees
Sabrina Richards | Mar 30, 2012
Bees exposed to neonicotinoids, a widely-used class of pesticide, navigate poorly and produce fewer queens, suggesting a role for neonicotinoids in colony collapse.
How Bees Choose Home
Tia Ghose | Dec 8, 2011
For honeybees, there’s no place like home. And every year, they must find a new one. Now, a study publishing today (December 8) in Science suggests that the honeybee swarms use inhibitory signals when house-hunting, paralleling the human brain’s decision-making process.
Flight of the Honeybee
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Neuroscience