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Do Neonics Hurt Bees? Researchers and the Media Say Yes. The Data Do Not. 

This story is being co-published with the Genetic Literacy Project. On Thursday, Science published a large-scale study on the relationship between bees and a pesticide, neonicotinoids. It got quite a bit of pickup in the press—Nature touted that the “Largest-Ever Study of Controversial Pesticides Finds Harm to Bees,” while the BBC explained that a “Large-Scale Study ‘Shows Neonic Pesticides Harm Bees.
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