Bumblebees’ Brains Are Being Affected by Pesticides

Bumblebees’ Brains Are Being Affected by Pesticides

Researchers have found that pesticides affect the brains of growing bumblebees. To determine whether or not their theory was correct they set up experiments. Spiking nectar with a pesticide known as neonicotinoids, a substance they have commonly found on flowers in the wild. They set up a colony of bees in their lab and then […]

Bee Byproducts Good for Health

Bee Byproducts Good for Health

The hum of the honeybee may induce a nervous reaction, as many associate this ominous sound with stings, swarms, and swollen arms. Unlike many of its cousins, the honeybee is more of a pacifist, opting to live amongst the hive community, rarely posing a threat to humans (not including those who are allergic, regrettably). For […]