honeybee
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.
New Suspect in Bee Colony Collapse
New Suspect in Bee Colony Collapse
Jef Akst | Jan 21, 2014
A virus that causes blight in plants may contribute the catastrophic decline of honeybee colonies.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Chris Palmer | Jul 8, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Buzzed Honeybees
Buzzed Honeybees
Kate Yandell | Mar 11, 2013
The pollinators are more likely to recall flowers that offer them a caffeine reward.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Dan Cossins | Nov 7, 2012
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Controlling Bee Fate
Ed Yong | Sep 16, 2012
Reversible marks on the genome allow honeybees to swap between lives as nurses and foragers.