Sick queen bees have shriveled ovaries, putting their colonies at risk
Queen bees with viral infections have smaller ovaries than their healthy counterparts, a recent UBC study has found, which could threaten the health and financial viability of their colonies.
Oct 25, 2022
Bees are explosively ejaculating to death. A polystyrene cover could help stop it.
A simple polystyrene cover could help cool beehives during heat waves, preventing a grim outcome for male bees.
Feb 22, 2022
Male bees can’t hack extreme stress like females can
It turns out, male bees can’t hack extreme stress like females can.
Feb 17, 2022
Lead released in Notre-Dame Cathedral fire detected in Parisian honey
Elevated levels of lead have been found in samples of honey from hives downwind of the Notre-Dame Cathedral fire, collected three months after the April 2019 blaze.
Jul 29, 2020
UBC students give bees a chance
A group of UBC students is betting probiotics could be the key to protecting bees from death caused by harmful pesticides.
Sep 18, 2015