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‘Suspect’ in bee colony deaths found

June 9th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A parasitic mite that is killing honey bee colonies around the world through a virus has been identified, a media report said.Bee populations have been falling ... Read more...

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Bee colony collapse linked with viral, fungal infection

October 9th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): It seems the long-standing mystery of the sudden death of bee colonies since late 2006 across North America has been solved.Shan Bilimoria of the Texas Tech University said ... Read more...

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Social environment changes bees’ behaviour and internal clocks

September 15th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that honeybees, which are removed from their usual roles in the hive, undergo changes in their behaviour and internal clocks.These findings indicate that ... Read more...

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Stingless bees can mummify invading beetles in resin

January 4th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January4 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that stingless bees are not easy targets for predators, as they can mummify invading parasitic beetles in resin."They're stopped in their ... Read more...

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Aussie bees ‘mummify’ beetle intruders alive

December 21st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): An Australian stingless bee has a stern way of dealing with any beetle that tries to enter its hive - the parasitic interloper is mummified alive as the ... Read more...

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Bees learn ‘foreign’ dance language

August 6th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) In an amazing discovery about the honeybee, scientists have found that Asian and European bees are capable of learning and understanding one another's secret dance languages. "Honeybees gauge ... Read more...

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Indian scientists use cow urine for better rearing of honeybees

July 9th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Pantnagar, July 8 (ANI): Scientists in Uttarakhand are making use of cow urine to save bees from contacting microbial diseases during the rearing process.Researchers at the Govind Ballabh Pant University of ... Read more...

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