Six-legged Threat for Bees
Invasive ants from South America transfer deadly viruses
Argentinian ants have spread to many parts of the world. Scientists have now discovered that these ants transfer deadly viruses to honey bees.
How Honey Bees Develop their Temperament
Social behavior develops while still at the larval stage
Honey bees adapt to the social structure within a hive, quickly learning to adopt the right behavior to fit in as though they had always been there.
Beekeepers of the New Stone Age
Early farmers used honey and beeswax 9,000 years ago
Beekeeping origins have been a mystery. Now scientists are delivering: The relationship between humans and honey bees is far older than suggested.