Pesticide-makers point to other culprits in bee die-offs
Health / Lifestyle

Pesticide-makers point to other culprits in bee die-offs

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) — In a Nordic-inspired building tucked in a corner of the Bayer CropScience North American headquarters, high school students wander through 6,000 square feet dedicated entirely to the specialness of bees. Children taste different types of honey and examine the differences between honeybee and carpenter bee specimens. The pesticide maker … Continue reading

ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer
Science

ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer

HURLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Call them “The Buzzing Dead.” Honeybees are being threatened by tiny flies that lead them to lurch and stagger around like zombies. The afflicted bees often make uncharacteristic night flights, sometimes buzzing around porch lights before dying. Well-documented on the West Coast, some zombie-bee cases also have been detected in eastern … Continue reading