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Preventive Medicine for Bees

Young scientists strengthen honey bees with good bacteria

Probiotic aid: Good bacteria may help honey bees to break down neonicotinoids such as imidacloprid even faster.

How Queen Bees are made

Ending the Royal Jelly Myth

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 flight of the “killer bee”

Africanized Honey Bee Advancing North in California

The dominance of African over European bee DNA is bad news for Californians, but it may be good news for pollinator health.

Pollen or nectar today?

Ask the wind!

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.

Climate Change Impact

Shrinking Habitats for Bumblebees

Other insects have gone north to cooler pastures, but bumble bees are stuck. Time to buzz the alarm for a declining species.

Nature’s evolutionary success

Mite-fighter bees use anti-Varroa gene

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.

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