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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.

US wild bee numbers decline as land is converted for biofuel

Posted in Featured, Science on 22nd Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The researchers say that the conversion of land to grow corn for biofuels is a key element in the decline.

Micro-sensors stuck to honey bees to help solve mass deaths

Posted in Featured, Science on 25th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists use micro-sensors attached to honey bees as part of a global push to understand the key factors driving a worldwide population decline of the pollinators.