Following the recent high-profile fake honey scandal, new and independent research from Macquarie University in collaboration with the National Measurement Institute has unveiled, for the first time, the scale of the adulteration ...
US environmental regulators are under increasing pressure over a controversial pesticide known for laying waste to nearby crops as well as the harmful weeds it is meant to control.
Last week's fake honey scandal, involving Australia's largest honey producer Capilano, prompted calls for better purity tests and regulation of the industry.
A honey bee researcher who earned her doctorate at Montana State University in July had her dissertation research published in a scientific journal in the same month.
In the search for answers to the complex health problems and colony losses experienced by honey bees in recent years, it may be time for professionals and hobbyists in the beekeeping industry to look in the mirror.
Despite the large economic potential for honey production, many beekeepers in Uganda fail to produce and market enough honey to make a living from it.
Australian manuka honey is at least as powerful against bacteria as the more commonly known New Zealand variety, researchers have found.
For many people, the best start to the day is a nice, fresh cup of joe. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 15 find that honey bees find caffeinated beverages—er, nectar—irresistible ...
A world without bees? Don't even consider it! Of course we would miss the products of the hive, such as honey, pollen and beeswax. But most of all, these super-pollinators are essential to agriculture. In terms of tonnage, ...
A University of Sydney project to encourage the spread of beekeeping in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos is providing benefits for both local growers and the native bee population.