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Bees Recognize Human Faces

Think all bees look alike? Well we don’t all look alike to them. According to a new study, honeybees have 0.01% of the neurons that humans yet…

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Muck off!’: Honey bees in Asia daub hive entrances with other animals’ feces to ward off giant hornets – but western bees have no such defenses

Experts studying giant hornets in Vietnam spotted the bee’s defensive measures Bees carry dung back to their hive in their mouthparts to protect their colony This…

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Bees are a democratic society that makes major decisions by a unanimous vote amongst their elders

When a beehive becomes crowded, the queen leaves the hive, taking one-half of the hive’s bee population. Upon leaving, the bees immediately cluster in a…

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A NEW STUDY REVEALS SURPRISING SIMILARITIES BETWEEN BEES AND HUMANS – The worker bee has a will.

BUZZ BUZZ — A new study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals details of the complex social interactions among honey bees (Apis mellifera). The research hones…

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Here’s all the buzz about honeybees

The practice of beekeeping is many thousands of years old. Here’s what beekeepers and scientists have learned about these special insects.  Honeybees produce several products…

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200 ‘murder hornet’ queens found inside first US nest of this invasive insect

They were poised to start their own colonies. Entomologists in Washington state may have destroyed a “murder hornet” nest in the nick of time, preventing…

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