Probiotic aid: Good bacteria may help honey bees to break down neonicotinoids such as imidacloprid even faster.
Is royal jelly the wonderfood that turns a plain bee into a queen? No it isn’t. NOT eating proletarian food does the trick.
The dominance of African over European bee DNA is bad news for Californians, but it may be good news for pollinator health.
Flight performance of bumblebees depends on their cargo, says a new Harvard study. They recommend pollen for windy days and nectar when it’s calm.
Other insects have gone north to cooler pastures, but bumble bees are stuck. Time to buzz the alarm for a declining species.
A population of wild bees in the USA is as strong as ever, despite Varroa mite invasion in the 1990s. They developed anti-Varroa genes.