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500,000 bees stolen from Fraser Valley


July 31st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fraser Valley, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Five hundred thousand bees have been estimated to have been stolen from Fraser Valley. This disaster occurred to the A.B.C beekeeper at the beginning of the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

‘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...

Posted in World |

Bees help flowers grow same hues across oceans


June 8th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 8 (IANS) Plants separated by vast oceans and 34 million years evolved to produce the same coloured flower petals because of their reliance on bees for pollination, according ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Paltrow obsession for bees


March 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits she loves small black and yellow bees and that she has even undergone bee venom therapy to help rid her of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bees on a Yakutia Airline flight to Moscow creates panic


August 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Passengers in a Moscow-bound flight were given a scare when bees on the plane went on the loose. Daily Mail reports that two swarms of the insects ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Kashmir promotes bee-keeping to boost fruit production


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir has decided to boost bee-keeping by setting up 10,000 colonies this year - not only to help increase honey production but also to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gaddafi threatens attacks on Europe


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has warned of attacks in Europe unless NATO stops its air strikes against key facilities in the North African country.Gaddafi said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bees navigate home by ‘reading the sky’


May 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) How do bees display this incredible knack of navigating cross-country? Scientists have now hit upon the reason for this -- bees are sky readers!Bees can home ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cell phones killing off global bee populations


May 13th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The mobile phone may be a blessing for millions of people worldwide, but it has also become a deadly bane for bees, say experts.Researchers say mobile ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bees could hold the key to dementia


March 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) A Norwegian scientist has successfully reversed the aging process in bee brain, which may have a bearing on dementia."We accept that as we age, our health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US high school basketball player dies after making game-winning shot


March 5th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 5(ANI): A 16-year-old American basketball player in Michigan collapsed on the court shortly after hitting the game-winning basket and died hours later.According to the New York Daily News, Wes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study: Ban pesticides as these are causing bee deaths


January 21st, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An investigation to determine the exact cause of the dwindling numbers of honeybees in the United Kingdom has placed the blame right on the doorstep of some ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New pesticides killing honeybees worldwide


January 21st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A new generation of pesticides could explain why honeybees are vanishing worldwide.According to a study, the chemicals, which are routinely used on farms and garden centres, attack the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sleep-deprived bees make poor dancers: Study


December 14th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Like humans, bees aren't at their best on the job if they've been deprived of sleep, according to a new study.The research showed that sleep-deprived bees are less ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How ‘bees see world’


December 11th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists have developed FReD - the Floral Reflectance Database - which holds data on what colours flowers appear to be, to bees.The work by researchers at Queen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bad weather affects honey production in Kashmir Valley


December 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Zakura (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec.6 (ANI): Honey production in Jammu and Kashmir's Zakura town witnessed a decline due to bad weather conditions in the region.Honeybee keepers are an unhappy lot, as an ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Chinese men don ‘honeybee suits’ for show!


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): Two staff at a China bee farm covered themselves in tens of thousands of bees during a performance in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.Yang ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bees beat computers in solving complex problems


October 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Bees solve complex maths problems in a jiffy, compared to computers, which can take much longer, a study shows.These insects are capable of solving the 'travelling salesman problem' ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tiny bees ‘better than computers at solving complex math problems’


October 25th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Who would have thought a bee could solve complex mathematical problems? But scientists at the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London believe that they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan: The Touring Couple


October 16th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Various international and national commitments are keeping Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan busy as bees in fulfilling their scheduled ventures.Just as the two were off to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Unlike us, honeybees don’t have trouble rescheduling biological clocks


October 14th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has shown that unlike humans, honeybees, when thrown into highly time-altered new societal roles, are able to alter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Reason found for the Honey Bee Colony collapse syndrome


October 9th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Scientists say they may have found the reason for the colony collapse syndrome.Scientists in the United States have been left confounded with the mystery of honeybee colony collapse syndrome for some years.However ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bees attack kills four Orissa kids


September 11th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Four children were killed in Orissa's Keonjhar district after they were attacked by hundreds of wild bees, an official said Saturday. The bees stung the children Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Climate change may lead to decline in bee pollination


September 6th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 06 (ANI): A new study has indicated that decline in the population of bees and other flower-visiting animals may also lead to decline in pollination.A recent University of Toronto study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Devotees in Kullu undertake 40-mile journey for rejuvenation in holy water


September 4th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu (Himachal), Sep.4 (ANI): A large number of devotees here on Saturday participated in an annual festival, carrying the idol of their local deity in a palanquin for over 40 ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Labrador, Who Had Wolfed A Beehive, Obtains A Bizarre ‘Pet Insurance’ Prize


August 25th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 25, 2010 (Just Flashed): A Labrador in Los Angeles named Ellie had wolfed a beehive, which consisted of insect killers and thousands of deceased bees. This Labrador acquired a prize ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit man ‘breeds bees that can protect themselves from deadly parasite’


August 25th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): A British man has claimed that he has bred a strain of bees that can protect themselves from the deadly parasite, which is wiping out the environmentally vital ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bees buzzing about cities produce tastier honey


August 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Bees buzzing about cities produce tastier honey, even though they have been associated with wildflower meadows and landscapes. Bees feeding on lime trees, common in suburban gardens, produce ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India Rugby team wins second tournament in as many weeks


August 16th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indian Rugby seven's team won their second successive title as they triumphed at the Bee's Rugby tournament at Bradford, England. The tournament, held Sunday, included ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Honeybees may have evolved to be ‘cleverer’ in the morning


August 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 08 (ANI): A new study has found that honeybees are cleverer in the morning.The study found that the earliest rising bees catch the best flower and ultimately the best meal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Artificial bee eye could improve visual navigation in mobile robots


August 7th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have created an imaging system that mimics a honeybee's field of view.The lightweight system could change the way we build mobile robots and small flying vehicles.The artificial ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yellow Jackets, Not Bees, Are Culpable For The Attack In A Fair


July 4th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The pyrotechnics show at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton apparently annoyed a nest of yellow jackets in close proximity to the audience. This ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Genetic discovery could lead to baldness cure


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July2 (ANI): Baldness, a trauma for men and women alike, could finally be cured - thanks to a new discovery by researchers.Researchers have linked alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that causes ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Can bees tell time of the day?


June 29th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Despite constant daylight of the Arctic summer, bumblebees stick to a working routine and return to their nests well before midnight - suggesting that they can tell the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bee sting can help treat arthritis


June 28th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Venom from bee stings can help treat and even prevent arthritis, a study has revealed. The research team from University of Sao Paulo in Brazil has found that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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