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News-Medical-Net
Honeybee study finds link between social behavior and circadian rhythmsand obesity. The dominant role of light in adjusting the circadian rhythm to t
Honeybee study finds link between social behavior and circadian rhythms
News-Medical-Net / Posted 36 minutes ago
and obesity. The dominant role of light in adjusting the circadian rhythm to the local environment has consistently been emphasized in studies on individually-isolated animals in laboratories. Interactions with others of the same species,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Honeybee circadian rhythms are affected more by social interactionsNurse honey bees in observation hive monitored during experiments by Hebrew Uni
Honeybee circadian rhythms are affected more by social interactions
PhysOrg / Posted 22 hours ago
Nurse honey bees in observation hive monitored during experiments by Hebrew University researchers. Credit: Muki Nagari Circadian rhythms are internal clocks that determine many of an organism's daily rhythms, for example sleep-wake, feeding, urinary... Read more
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PhysOrg
Picky eaters: Bumble bees prefer plants with nutrient-rich pollenWe found that bumble bees preferentially visited plants with pollen that had hi
Picky eaters: Bumble bees prefer plants with nutrient-rich pollen
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
We found that bumble bees preferentially visited plants with pollen that had high P:L ratios. Here, a bumble bee forages on Senna hebecarpa, the most preferred plant species used in the study. Credit: Anthony Vaudo, Penn State Bumble bees have... Read more
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The Advocate
Some Louisiana veterans find a sweet spot working with honey beesenvisioned expanding his vegetable farm at his home at Fort Polk into a viable
Some Louisiana veterans find a sweet spot working with honey bees
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
envisioned expanding his vegetable farm at his home at Fort Polk into a viable commercial enterprise, and he’s betting on bees to make that happen. “Beekeeping looks like a natural way to expand our farm,” Finch said. “It’s the next step for us.... Read more
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The Advocate
Some Louisiana veterans find a sweet spot working with honey beesenvisioned expanding his vegetable farm at his home at Fort Polk into a viable
Some Louisiana veterans find a sweet spot working with honey bees
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
envisioned expanding his vegetable farm at his home at Fort Polk into a viable commercial enterprise, and he’s betting on bees to make that happen. “Beekeeping looks like a natural way to expand our farm,” Finch said. “It’s the next step for us.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Neonicotinoid pesticides cause harm to honeybeesOne possible cause of the alarming bee mortality we are witnessing is the use o
Neonicotinoid pesticides cause harm to honeybees
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
One possible cause of the alarming bee mortality we are witnessing is the use of the very active systemic insecticides called neonicotinoids. A previously unknown and harmful effect of neonicotinoids has been identified by researchers at the Mainz... Read more
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Agricultural Research Magazine
ARS :The ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Lab and the Louisiana Armed
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Agricultural Research Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
The ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Lab and the Louisiana Armed Forces Foundation are teaching beekeeping to veterans. Click the image for more information about it. Putting Honey Bees to Work for Veterans BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers aim to improve medical treatment for people with insect venom allergyA team of researchers has elucidated individual profiles of allergy reactivity
Researchers aim to improve medical treatment for people with insect venom allergy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
A team of researchers has elucidated individual profiles of allergy reactivity in patients that are not protected after treatment with immunotherapy. The aim is to improve medical treatment of people who are allergic to insect stings. Approximately... Read more
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The Chronicle
Duke Smart Home gears up for year of innovative energy storage projectscarrying out a variety of energy storage projects. The organization—which incl
Duke Smart Home gears up for year of innovative energy storage projects
The Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
carrying out a variety of energy storage projects. The organization—which includes the Home Depot Smart Home, a live-in research laboratory operated by the Pratt School of Engineering—strives to utilize methods of energy storage and solar energy... Read more
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PhysOrg
Sunflower pollen protects bees from parasitesA Sapyga wasp lurking at the entrance of a mason bee nest in an artificial nest
Sunflower pollen protects bees from parasites
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
A Sapyga wasp lurking at the entrance of a mason bee nest in an artificial nesting structure. Credit: Jessica R. K. Forrest Plant pollens vary in quality as food sources for bees, and pollen from the sunflower family (the family that includes... Read more
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EarthSky
Deciphering mysterious honey bee declineWorking bee colonies. Image via Elina L. Nino Honey bees are arguably our most
Deciphering mysterious honey bee decline
EarthSky / Posted 28 days ago
Working bee colonies. Image via Elina L. Nino Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. They are responsible for pollinating numerous food plants that make our diets more exciting and nutritious, including many... Read more
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Raw Story
Deciphering the mysterious decline of honey beesHoney bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. T
Deciphering the mysterious decline of honey bees
Raw Story / Posted 30 days ago
Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. They are responsible for pollinating numerous food plants that make our diets more exciting and nutritious, including many fruits, vegetables and nuts. Beekeepers expect... Read more
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Quartz
We are only beginning to understand the recent, mysterious honey bee die offs — Quartz Buzz kill Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially a
We are only beginning to understand the recent, mysterious honey bee die offs
Quartz / Posted a month ago
— Quartz Buzz kill Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available... Read more
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