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Posts tagged bees

September 19, 2017

 

Queen Bee on Honeycomb

Royal Jelly And Vaccines

Humans aren't the only ones that receive vaccinations.

August 29, 2017

 

A bee on a fingertip

The Bee Shoots, It Scores!

A study that taught bees to do motions similar to soccer demonstrated their cognitive abilities.

August 15, 2017

 

a bumble bee on a cluster of flowers

Bumblebee Footprints

Bumblebees know which flowers are the most promising food sources.

May 22, 2017

 

A close-up image of a bee on a white flower. The bee and flower are in the center of the image. The background is blurry and mostly green, but in top behind the bee and its wings, there are out of focus purple and red splotches.

Risky Bee-havior

Why do some bees engage in riskier behavior than other members of their colony?

September 9, 2016

 

A macro shot of a single bee

A Menagerie Of Biological Clocks

What do reindeer, cavefish, marine worms, and bees have in common?

March 10, 2016

 

yellow jacket

Carnivorous Bees

Some bee and wasp species have developed a killer instinct.

April 8, 2014

 

Close-up of bee hanging upside down from a flower

How Beetles Fool Bees

This feat of collective mimicry is a testament to just how clever evolution can be.

February 21, 2014

 

A naked mole rat in profile eating cheese

What Do Naked Mole Rats And Ants Have In Common?

You might be surprised by just how alike the world's homeliest rodent species is to many colony-building insect species.

December 12, 2013

 

Honey spooned out of a jar.

Babies ’n Honey

Ever heard germs can't grow in honey? While true, honey may still contain bacteria spores that can be lethal to infants.

August 9, 2012

 

bee being born in bee hive

Bees Have Different Jobs According To Their Age

A team of scientists wondering if some bees might be natural risk takers decided to put that question to the test.

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