As Bees Specialize, So Does Their DNA Packaging
As Bees Specialize, So Does Their DNA Packaging
A study of chemical tags on histone proteins hints at how the same genome can yield very different animals.
As Bees Specialize, So Does Their DNA Packaging
As Bees Specialize, So Does Their DNA Packaging

A study of chemical tags on histone proteins hints at how the same genome can yield very different animals.

A study of chemical tags on histone proteins hints at how the same genome can yield very different animals.

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Bees’ Molecular Responses to Neonicotinoids Determined
Bees’ Molecular Responses to Neonicotinoids Determined
Catherine Offord | Mar 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.
War Dance of the Honeybee
War Dance of the Honeybee
Karl Gruber | Feb 1, 2018
One species has developed a novel waggle to warn about invading wasps.
Bees Under Attack
Bees Under Attack
The Scientist Staff | Jan 31, 2018
Japanese honeybees (Apis cerana japonica) respond to an attack by a Vespa mandarinia wasp.
Pesticides Reduce Male Honeybee Fertility: Study
Pesticides Reduce Male Honeybee Fertility: Study
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 27, 2016
Drones exposed to neonicotinoids have fewer viable sperm and show reduced longevity.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Catherine Offord | Feb 11, 2016
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Phytochemical Helps Differentiate Workers from Queen Bees
Phytochemical Helps Differentiate Workers from Queen Bees
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 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.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 27, 2014
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
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.
Wild Bees Catch Honeybee Disease
Wild Bees Catch Honeybee Disease
Kerry Grens | Feb 19, 2014
Study suggests a honeybee disease might be spilling over into wild bee populations in the U.K.