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September 19, 2017

 

Queen bees help keep everything in order by releasing phermones which calms all the other male bees down- less aggressive.

Royal Jelly And Vaccines

Humans aren't the only ones that receive vaccinations.

May 4, 2017

 

Isn't the Calypso Orchid pretty?

Calypso Orchid: Pollination By Deception

The calypso orchid is one of the most eye catching little flowers you'll see on forest floors across the Northern United States, Canada, and Europe.

March 10, 2016

 

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Carnivorous Bees

Some bee and wasp species have developed a killer instinct.

January 1, 2016

 

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Royal Jelly

Fit For A Queen 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: royal jelly! This special jelly is made of water, proteins, fatty acids, organic acids, vitamins and minerals. These substances are mixed with bee milk, a […]

September 10, 2015

 

Heliconia

Flowers Choose the Best Pollinators    

In solving the pollination mystery surrounding Heliconia tortuosa, scientists made an important discovery about plant evolution.

July 1, 2015

 

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Fake Date

Courting, for these orchids, is a game of smoke and mirrors.

March 31, 2015

 

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Global Sneezing

Grab a hanky! Global warming is causing a huge uptick in pollen counts.

July 11, 2013

 

The Great Tomato Debate

On this Moment of Science, find the truth about tomatoes. Fruit or veggie?

October 25, 2012

 

What new organisms will scientists find?

Lake Vostok: The Latest Updates

Because of the tremendous pressure, over three times that of the normal atmosphere, the lake's water remains liquid at about twenty seven degrees.

May 26, 2011

 

How Plant Communication And Your Allergies Are Related

Why does pollen from plants make your nose run? The answer involves protein and communication.

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