queen bees

Royal jelly helps queen bee live 40 times longer

April 25th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Royal jelly is a thick, milky-white substance secreted by the glands of honeybees -- and queen bees feed exclusively on it and live 40 times longer ... Read more...

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Queen bees survive 40-times longer than workers

April 25th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has found that queen bees live 40 times longer than their workers - a royal difference that is owed entirely to a miraculous nutrient in ... Read more...

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What makes a bee grow up to be a queen?

July 15th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Putting a new piece into the puzzle of what makes a bee grow up to be a queen, researchers have found that a key protein in the insulin ... Read more...

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Even workers can produce queen bees!

June 25th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Cape honeybee workers can produce a new queen at any time, new Australian research reveals.While in most bee species, the eggs laid by workers always grow into ... Read more...

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Researchers unravel secret of queen bee’s behaviour

August 4th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled the mysteries of why and how the queen bee controls the behaviour of her workers. University of Otago zoologists two years ago discovered that queen ... 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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Queen bees were not polygamous in the beginning

May 31st, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 31 (ANI): A team of UK and Australian ecologists says queen bees were not polygamous right from the beginning, and that they became so after ensuring that their offspring ... Read more...

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Royal jelly destines honeybee larvae to become queens instead of workers

March 14th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): Scientists have identified the key factor that determines which bee larvae will turn into queens royal jelly.Dr Ryszard Maleszka and colleagues from the Australian National University in ... Read more...

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Promiscuous queen bees reign longer

November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin

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