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Bumblebees Fare Better in the City Than in the Countryside
Bumblebees Fare Better in the City Than in the Countryside
Urban colonies had more offspring, survived longer, and hosted fewer parasites.
Bumblebees Fare Better in the City Than in the Countryside
Bumblebees Fare Better in the City Than in the Countryside

Urban colonies had more offspring, survived longer, and hosted fewer parasites.

Urban colonies had more offspring, survived longer, and hosted fewer parasites.

pollinators
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.
Image of the Day: What Does a Bee See? 
Image of the Day: What Does a Bee See? 
The Scientist Staff | Dec 21, 2017
Scientists identify floral temperature patterns as a sensory cue that may help bees identify flower species. 
Image of the Day: Flower in a Mushroom Suit
Image of the Day: Flower in a Mushroom Suit
The Scientist Staff | Nov 21, 2017
Scientists discover the real pollinators of a popular houseplant flower. 
Image of the Day: Leggy Bees 
Image of the Day: Leggy Bees 
The Scientist Staff | Sep 15, 2017
Female South African bees evolved lengthy limbs to better amass oil from the snapdragon flowers they pollinate.
Study: Bumblebee Species Declining Worldwide
Study: Bumblebee Species Declining Worldwide
Aggie Mika | Jul 20, 2017
The first global evaluation of populations demonstrates that certain species are diminishing considerably.