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Smugglers of harp seal oil and honeybee royal jelly sentenced

A Walnut couple was sentenced to home detention this week and their import and distribution companies were fined after they pleaded guilty to smuggling harp seal oil and honeybee royal jelly into the U.S. from China, according to federal prosecutors.  Lynn Leung, 61, the former president and co-owner...

What Does it Feel Like to be a Honeybee?

A new essay raises intriguing questions about whom among other animals might be conscious. If there is something it is like to be a bee, there surely are ethical considerations.

Smart skin is powered by the objects it touches

(Phys.org)—Researchers have fabricated a smart skin that is self-powered by its frictional contact with the objects that it touches. When a honeybee crawls across the smart skin, the skin not only senses the insect, it also uses theShow More Summary

Why Is the USDA Silencing Its Own Scientists' Warnings About the Dangerous Effects of Pesticides?

Government whistleblowers are our first line of defense against unscrupulous companies and purchased politicians responsible for the poisoning of honeybees. [Editor’s note: Evidence has been mounting that the U.S. Department of Agriculture...Show More Summary

Banned EU pesticide affects learning of honeybees but not bumblebees

A banned EU pesticide affects the learning of honeybees but not bumblebees, scientists have discovered. This has important implications for global regulatory assessments because they generally use honeybees as a model for all bees.

Banned EU pesticide affects learning of honeybees but not bumblebees

Exposure to a pesticide banned by the European Union significantly affects the learning of honeybees but has no effect on bumblebees - scientists from the University of Sussex have discovered. The research, published today, is the first...Show More Summary

Common pesticides kill amphibian parasites, study finds

BINGHAMTON, NY - The combined effects of pesticides and parasites threaten wildlife populations worldwide (e.g. amphibians, honeybees). Pesticides are predicted to exacerbate the effects of parasites on their hosts by reducing the host's ability to defend against parasite infection. Show More Summary

Becoming Your Own Queen Bee

Queen bee. Ruler of the bees. The solo reproductive female in a colony of honeybees. Or, according to online encyclopedias: “A woman... The post Becoming Your Own Queen Bee appeared first on Lifehack.

Let’s all picture Stephen Tobolowsky in a beekeeper suit: “Lately, my wife and I have developed a fascination over honeybees

Tobolowsky talks to Salon about how to tell a story, smoking the bees and the difference between regret and shame

How Many Pesticides are in Honeybees? The Answer Will Give You Chills

So… You think that you come into contact with a lot of pesticides everyday by merely being a human who lives in this dirty, toxic world? Well, we can say without a doubt that every human on planet Earth doesn’t have it as bad as the honeybees. You may be […] The post How Many Pesticides are in Honeybees? The Answer Will Give You Chills appeared first on EcoSalon.

Maryland's honeybees are being massacred, and the weapon might be in your house

last monthHealth : The Checkup

Maryland is set to become the first state in the nation to ban homeowners from using a pesticide linked to the mass die-off of honeybees.

Infographic: Australia's 10 Most Dangerous Animals

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

Beware of honeybees, the Box jellyfish, and a variety of venomous snakes.

Folding helmet inspired by the pangolin and honeybees

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Scientists and inventors have been taking their cues from nature for centuries, but who would have thought the somewhat exotic pangolin (aka scaly anteater) and honeybees would influence a bicycle helmet design? That unlikely pairing...Show More Summary

57 different pesticides found in honeybees

Using a new method to detect pesticides, researchers hope to get a handle on the toxic puzzle of bee poisonings.

Polish team develops new method to discover which pesticides are killing honeybees

We know pesticides are likely killing bees. Polish scientists recently published research revealing 57 pesticides were found in European honeybees, and released a new method that examines a wide variety of pesticides to try and find out which ones are the most harmful. Show More Summary

57 different pesticides found in poisoned honeybees

European honeybees are being poisoned with up to 57 different pesticides, according to new research. A new method for detecting a whole range of pesticides in bees could help unravel the mystery behind the widespread decline of honeybees in recent years, and help develop an approach to saving them.

57 different pesticides found in poisoned honeybees

Amsterdam, February 10, 2016 - European honeybees are being poisoned with up to 57 different pesticides, according to new research published in the Journal of Chromatography A. A new method for detecting a whole range of pesticides in...Show More Summary

Bees 'dumb down' after ingesting tiny doses of the pesticide chlorpyrifos

Honeybees suffer severe learning and memory deficits after ingesting very small doses of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, potentially threatening their success and survival, new research from New Zealand's University of Otago suggests. In...Show More Summary

Southern Charm Season 3 Premieres April 4th On Bravo!

“He’s got more honey… than any honeybee.” I cannot (cannotcannotcannotcannotcannot) wait to get that catchy little ditty stuck in my head, and the countdown is on the home stretch! Mrs. Pat, allow me to grab you a dressing drink. Shepard “Shep” Rose, I promise not to fangirl you in bars this spring. Show More Summary

A family on the verge of 'Colony Collapse'

The widespread devastation of honeybees, as dutiful workers abandon their hives and leave their dependents to implode, is a key metaphor in the new play “Colony Collapse.” That sort of symbolism can quickly turn heavy, but playwright Stefanie Zadravec keeps it buoyant as she tells a tale of lost...

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