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Posts tagged bumblebees

October 9, 2017

 

bumblebee on thistle

Bumblebee Pollination Methods

Bumblebees use sonication to get pollen from a flower's anther.

August 15, 2017

 

a bumble bee on a cluster of flowers

Bumblebee Footprints

Bumblebees know which flowers are the most promising food sources.

September 5, 2013

 

bee on a flower

Bees And Pesticides Don’t Mix

A phenomenon called colony collapse disorder occurs when worker honeybees abruptly disappear from a beehive. Both beekeepers and scientists are worried.

November 30, 2006

 

a bumble bee drinking nectar from a dark purple flower

Mmm…Hot Nectar

Find out the science behind what makes warm drinks so yummy and appealing.

April 25, 2005

 

How a Bee Colony Develops

How does a bee colony develop? It all begins with the queen. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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