honey bee

Banned EU pesticide affects learning of honeybees but not bumblebees

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Research into how both species respond to field-realistic-levels of the insecticide 'clothianidin' which was banned for use on flowering crops.

Biologists discover sophisticated 'alarm' signals in honey bees

Posted in Featured, Science on 30th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

These social insects are capable of an incredibly sophisticated level of signaling and communication.