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EPA's bee decisions are sweet for growers, but they sting environmentalists

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency backed away from tough restrictions on how pesticides can be used while honeybees are pollinating crops, and it declared that three of the pesticides most closely associated with bee deaths are safe in most applications. The assessments, released late Thursday,...

Donuts! Returns to Wynwood in March, Tickets on Sale Now

Doughnuts proved to be one of Miami's strongest food trends in 2016. This past year saw quite a few openings, including the Salty Donut, Honeybee, and Mojo Donuts and Fried Chicken, as well as the revival of Velvet Creme. 2016 also saw the launch of Donuts!, an organized doughnut festival...

'Lowlife ... Bee Rustlers' Steal $90K Worth of Honeybees

Last month, Texas thieves made off with $90,000 worth of... bees. A Danbury beekeeper says he discovered 300 of his honey bee colonies were missing from a cattle ranch on Dec. 17, the Houston Chronicle reports. Randy Verhoek's bees are typically unattended as they spend the winter on properties...

New Bacteria Discovered In Honeybees

This researcher spoke at the MN Hobby Beekeepers meeting a couple months ago. His results are intriguing. Is this new found bacteria the cause of the demise of bee colonies? Is Varroa the vector that brings the bacteria to the bees? Many unanswered questions still exist, but this may be an important discovery. Show More Summary

Devastating mites jump nimbly from flowers to honeybees

Mites that infest honeybees may be blind with tiny brains, but make no mistake: When a bee sidles up next to them, they are surprisingly quick-footed.

Honeybee Brains May Hold Clues For Dementia Treatment

This article originally appeared on Medical Daily The buzz around town is that honeybee brains can teach scientists a lot about human memory. A study in Frontiers used honeybees to determine how closely tied memory is to modifications...Show More Summary

Honeybee memories: Another piece of the Alzheimer's puzzle?

(Frontiers) The honeybee can form complex memories through processes much like those happening in human brains. This study shows that DNA methylation is one molecular mechanism that regulates memory specificity and re-learning, and as such, could control how experiences are integrated over a lifetime.

Experimental insecticide explodes mosquitoes, not honeybees

In a new study, Vanderbilt pharmacologist Jerod Denton, Ph.D., Ohio State entomologist Peter Piermarini, Ph.D., and colleagues report an experimental molecule that inhibits kidney function in mosquitoes and thus might provide a new way to control the deadliest animal on Earth.

Experimental insecticide explodes mosquitoes, not honeybees

(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) In a new study, Vanderbilt pharmacologist Jerod Denton, Ph.D., Ohio State entomologist Peter Piermarini, Ph.D., and colleagues report an experimental molecule that inhibits kidney function in mosquitoes and thus might provide a new way to control the deadliest animal on Earth.

His dog became obsessed with his armpits

2 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

The surgeon liked the “Tweed & Spice” scent of the Handcrafted HoneyBee brand he tried but couldn’t get over the waxy texture that apparently yanked out his underarm hairs. Despite the unpleasant application process, he noted that it worked well; he still smelled like Tweed & Spice even after performing a five-hour kidney transplant. He […]

Egyptian Man Has One Honey Of A Bee Beard

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Mohamed Hagras stands barechested as dozens of honeybees congregate around his face, eventually forming what he calls the “Beard of Bees.” To attract the insects he has a box housing their queen’s hormones strapped to his chin. The 31-year-old...Show More Summary

Honeybee Doughnuts Launches Late-Night Delivery

If you're in the mood for doughnuts and warm milk tonight, you're in luck. Honeybee, a craft doughnut shop in South Miami, has launched Doughnuts After Dark, a nighttime doughnut-delivery operation. Every Thursday through Sunday, the shop will open for delivery service from 8 p.m. until midnight.

Another species of Varroa mite threatens European honeybees

A sister species of the Varroa destructor mite is developing the ability to parasitize European honeybees, threatening pollinators already hard pressed by pesticides, nutritional deficiencies and disease, a Purdue University study s...

Another species of Varroa mite threatens European honeybees

(Purdue University) A sister species of the Varroa destructor mite is developing the ability to parasitize European honeybees, threatening pollinators already hard pressed by pesticides, nutritional deficiencies and disease, a Purdue University study says.

Trump's new EPA boss denies climate change, loves pesticides

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Did you down a glass of neonicotinoids  today? They’re delicious, nutritious, and totally not killing all the bees. An ever-accumulating weight of evidence links declining honeybee health with neonicotinoids, which have exploded in use since the late 1990s. Show More Summary

Light Therapy Could Help Bees Recover From Pesticides

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Red light helped honeybees bounce back after exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide.

Evolution: Insect invasions and natural selection

2 months agoAcademics : Nature AOP

Observations of a real-time invasion of Australia by Asian honeybees demonstrate how natural selection can allow a small founding population to overcome the genetic odds stacked against success.

A Multisensory Installation Inspired by the Humble Honeybee

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Wolfgang Buttress's “The Hive” is an environment designed to amplify public awareness of the critical situation of bees. The post A Multisensory Installation Inspired by the Humble Honeybee appeared first on Hyperallergic.

50 & 100 Years Ago

3 months agoAcademics : Nature

50 Years AgoThe mandibular gland secretion of the worker honeybee Apis mellifera L., contains 10-hydroxy-?2-decenoic acid and... 2-heptanone... I have shown that 10-hydroxydecenoic acid does not repel foraging honeybees but that 2-heptanone does... Foragers were strongly repelled by

This Synthetic Apiary Could Help Save Dwindling Bee Populations

As honeybees become more threatened, scientists are creating manmade spaces for them to thrive in

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