A team of scientists wondering if some bees might be natural risk takers decided to put that question to the test.
Many insects hibernate or migrate during the winter, but honeybees are more like us, they bundle up and wait for spring. How do they survive?
If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.
How does a bee colony develop? It all begins with the queen. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
What does a tropical honeybee have to do with evaluating the merit of a theory as to how dinosaurs became extinct? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
According to one study, scientists were able to train moths to associate certain smells with food. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
According to legend, King Arthur gained the crown by pulling a sword from a rock. Queen honeybees have an equally enchanting way of ascending to the throne.
How can male honeybees exist without fathers? Find out on this Moment of Science: "Fatherless Honeybees".
Honeybees make propolis by collecting the secretions of trees and other plants where they live; thus the make-up of propolis varies depending on the plant life around. Researchers have found the propolis of Brazilian honeybees to be particularly potent when it comes to protecting teeth.
Millions of monarch butterflies fly southwest from eastern Canada and the United States down to Mexico each autumn; then millions more fly back to the northeast in the spring.The one-way trip is as long as 2500 miles for some of these creatures.