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Could honey bee brood be the future of food?

Honey bee brood – the larvae and pupae of drones – has great potential as a food source. It is already eaten as a delicacy in many countries, including Mexico, Thailand and Australia. It has a nutty flavor with a crunchy ...

dateNov 28, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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How the world can save bees and pollinating insects

An international research team has released a top-10 list of ways countries can protect pollinating insects such as bees, which are vital for food production, following worrying declines in pollinating insect populations ...

dateNov 28, 2016 in Ecology
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Concern over parasites affecting honey bees

Scientists from The University of Western Australia's Centre for Integrative Bee Research (CIBER) tagged 200 honey bee workers to find out how a highly-contagious fungal parasite (Nosema apis) impacts their ability to pollinate ...

dateNov 15, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Why Brexit could be bad news for bees

Brexit could have serious consequences for bees and bee scientists, Norman Carreck, Science Director of the International Bee Research Association (IBRA) warns in an editorial in Bee World.

dateNov 08, 2016 in Ecology
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