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‘Split’ Star James McAvoy Channels 23 People In New M. Night Shyamalan Film [Video]

M. Night Shyamalan rarely disappoints, so news that that the master of twists and thrills has released a new trailer for an upcoming project as Shyamalan’s fans buzzing about the internet like a massive migration of hungry honeybees....Show More Summary

Controversial pesticides may be lowering the sperm count of bees

Widely used neonicotinoid pesticides may harm the fertility and viability of male honeybees, contributing to the collapse of bee populations

Neonicotinoids in South Dakota

This article talks about research on honeybees in South Dakota and the levels of neonicotinoids. Neonic's are a pesticide applied to seeds of many plants such as corn and soybeans.Neonic's in South Dakota honeybee study

Hold up, how are these twinsies photos of Beyoncé and Blue Ivy real?

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, how dare you? Queen Bey posed with her little honeybee, Blue Ivy, in matching Gucci for a little photoshoot in front of the Eiffel Tower, and it is beyond precious. SEE ALSO: Yes, Beyoncé’s mom also listens...Show More Summary

Water-bottle bees cool the hive after their overheated mates beg

After a hot day, some honeybees become living water tanks – they store water in their gut in anticipation of demand from their sisters

In Cleveland, Farm Animals Live Alongside the Political Animals

Near the throngs of political animals who have convened here to nominate Donald Trump for president, three pigs, a dozen chickens, and tens of thousands of honeybees live contentedly in the shadow of the building hosting the news me...

Pho’s Fascinating History, Honeybee Haters, and More Long Reads

Worthy weekend reading material What’s the meaning behind food? Depending on the person that meaning might change. Take for instance writer Andrea Nguyen, author of one of this week’s long reads: Nguyen traces the history of pho — a "flirty mistress of soup" that she associates with the "simplicity" of Northern Vietnam. Show More Summary

The Case Against Honeybees

Honeybees (Apis mellifera) in their hive. (Photo: Mirko Graul/shutterstock.com) Tucked into a nondescript road verge in Asheville, North Carolina, halfway between a vintage shop and the Moog Synthesizer Factory, stands a roped-off patch of long grass and wildflowers. Show More Summary

Emerging strain of honeybee virus proves even more deadly

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Viral infections have been identified as a major factor in the continued decline of bee colonies, including the devastating, parasite-transmitted Deformed Wing Virus (DWV). Now, European researchers have shown that a recently-identified...Show More Summary

Honeybee circadian rhythms are affected more by social interactions

For the first time, a field study shows that social time cues override influence of light and darkness in regulating the natural body clock of honeybees, highlighting the complexity of clock regulation in natural habitat

Honeybee circadian rhythms are affected more by social interactions

Circadian rhythms are internal clocks that determine many of an organism's daily rhythms, for example sleep-wake, feeding, urinary output and hormone production. Aligned with the environment by external forces such as sunlight and ambient temperature, circadian rhythms are important for animal health and survival. Show More Summary

Pollen Analysis – From Honey

Q: I am interested in matching pollen granules that my honeybees collect with the plant of origin. A: The best help I can find is from a professor at Texas A&M University in Austin. Although Austin is a bit warmer than Atlanta, I think flowering plants there are about the same as here. Here’s what […]

Neonicotinoid pesticides cause harm to honeybees

One possible cause of the alarming bee mortality we are witnessing is the use of the very active systemic insecticides called neonicotinoids. A previously unknown and harmful effect of neonicotinoids has been identified by researchers. Show More Summary

Mysterious "zombie bee" scourge reaches new state

last monthTechnology : Tech Talk

The so-called "zombie bee" parasite that is killing off honeybees has been confirmed in another part of the country

I Asked Leading Entomologists: 'What’s The Smartest Bug In The World?'

Honeybees returning to their apiary. (Photo: zlikovec/shutterstock.com) You kind of know, going into it, that scientists who have spent their lives studying animal behavior are not going to love being asked, “What is the smartest bug?” “It's...Show More Summary

Listen to secrets of a honeybee hive in Kew’s latest sculpture

An ingenious new installation at London’s Kew Gardens offers visitors a novel way to experience life inside the hive – and commune with nature

These honeybees invade foreign hives and live without males

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

The Cape bee is a strange creature, and scientists are looking to its genome for answers.

How honeybees do without males

An isolated population of honeybees, the Cape bees, living in South Africa has evolved a strategy to reproduce without males. A research team has sequenced the entire genomes of a sample of Cape bees and compared them with other populations of honeybees to find out the genetic mechanisms behind their asexual reproduction.

Black Coffee: Gone Today, Here in Maui …

It’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy a little joe … Actually, I’m on my way home this weekend. All in all, the Honeybee and I had a fun and relaxing week, but we’re both glad to be on our way home. Frankly, I really needed the break and I hope you all understand. […]

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