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Spider venom may save the bees

Venom from one of the world's most poisonous spiders may help save the world's honeybees, providing a biopesticide that kills pests but spares the precious pollinators, a study said Wednesday.

Jun 04, 2014 5 / 5 (3) 1

Bee biodiversity boosts crop yields

Research from North Carolina State University shows that blueberries produce more seeds and larger berries if they are visited by more diverse bee species, allowing farmers to harvest significantly more pounds ...

May 09, 2014 4.3 / 5 (6) 0

Safe(bee) in numbers

Bumblebees can distinguish between safe and dangerous environments, and are attracted to land on flowers popular with other bees when exposed to perilous situations, according to new research from Queen Mary ...

Apr 29, 2014 4 / 5 (1) 0