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Is the 'queen bee' phenomenon a myth?

Portrayals in the media and academic research suggest that females act like queen bees. When they succeed in male-dominated settings they mistreat subordinate women and stop their professional advancement—contributing to ...

dateApr 12, 2018 in Social Sciences
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Pesticides having negative impacts on bees

Scientists from the University of Würzburg have investigated the impact of a new pesticide on the honeybee. In high doses, it has a negative impact on the insects' taste and cognition ability.

dateApr 05, 2018 in Ecology
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Keys found to bee-friendly neonics

Discovery of why two of the most economically important bee species are immune to one neonicotinoid insecticide but not to others promises to yield chemical treatments that protect crops from pests without harming these essential ...

dateMar 22, 2018 in Ecology
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