Bees

How an emoji can help pollinators

July 15, 2016

Pollinators play an important role in our everyday lives, contributing to the cultivation of our favorite fruits and vegetables and the beautiful landscapes we ...

Wetland bees in the spotlight

June 30, 2016

Although Pollinator Week just ended, bees in Arkansas are still going strong, and so is an ambitious research project documenting them, the University of ...

Rare bumblebee makes comeback

February 17, 2016

Populations of the bumblebee species Bombus occidentalis have been taken on a rollercoaster ride of declining and re-emerging, but the bees now appears to be on the ...

Bees Have Ways of Self-Medicating

September 18, 2015

It seems to make sense that chemicals such as alkaloids would be found in stems and leaves of plants and flowers as a way to deter potential herbivores. But it has ...
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