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.

Earths biodiversity could be much greater than we thought

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

We might have managed to recognize only 2% of Earths biodiversity.

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.

Long visits to nature linked to improved mental health, study finds

Posted in Science on 26th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

People who visit parks for 30 minutes or more each week are much less likely to have high blood pressure or poor mental health than those who dont.

Life forms 'went large' a billion years ago

Posted in Science on 18th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Life was already organising itself into large communities of cells more than a billion years ago, according to evidence from China.