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Posts tagged honeybees

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.

September 12, 2013

 

A bee lands on a bright red and yellow flower

The Ultraviolet Coloring Of Flowers

The coloring of certain flowers can have motivational effects on bees and caterpillars. Find out how on this Moment of Science.

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.

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.

October 7, 2008

 

Bee hive in tree

Honeybees in Winter

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?

February 7, 2006

 

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Great Balls of Fire

If honeybees in China were to become characters in a superhero comic book, they might be called Great Balls of Fire.

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.

March 24, 2005

 

A Honeybee and Dinosaurs

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.

February 17, 2005

 

Moths Sniffing Out Odors

According to one study, scientists were able to train moths to associate certain smells with food. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

The Royal Jelly

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.

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