Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

Posted in Science on 22nd Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Bee colonies in Brisbane are waging war for months on end, sending waves of workers who collide, grapple and die.

Bees, birds may suffer from pesticides

Posted in Featured, Science on 5th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

Research is posing serious questions about whether neonicotinoids, the most common insecticides in the world, are affecting birds and bees more than previously thought.

Bacteria from bees as a possible alternative to antibiotics

Posted in Medicine on 8th Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

Raw honey has been used against infections for millennia.

Of bees, mites, and viruses:

Posted in Science on 25th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Virus infections after arrival of new parasitic mite in New Zealand honeybee colonies.

Directing Venom To Fight Cancer

Posted in Science on 20th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Venom from scorpions or honeybees sounds like it wouldnt do a person much good. But by directing a modified component just to tumors, researchers might leverage it into a drug.