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Bees suffer from pollution confusion, says new study

Posted in Science on 7th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Bees look for flowers using their enhanced sense of smell, but air pollutants could be making it harder for them to sniff out possible food sources.

Emerging strain of honeybee virus proves even more deadly

Posted in Featured, Science on 1st Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

Viral infections have been identified as a major factor in the continued decline of bee colonies.

Bee model could be breakthrough for autonomous drones

Posted in Featured, Software on 6th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

A computer model of how bees use vision to avoid hitting walls could be a breakthrough in the development of autonomous drones.

Bees Could Engineer Next-Generation Energy Storage

Posted in Science on 10th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Energy storage could be the next item on the list when it comes to listing all the reasons we need to save the worlds bee population from collapse.

Bee virus spread manmade and emanates from Europe

Posted in Featured, Science on 5th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

The spread of a disease that is decimating global bee populations is manmade, and driven by European honeybee populations, new research has concluded.