Bees

Researchers resolve mystery bee genus

August 12, 2021

A bee specimen collected in Nevada presumably in the 1870s sat in the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for years with researchers unable to ...

How does the bee cross the road?

July 21, 2021

They may be tiny and sky bound but it turns out bees have just as much difficulty crossing busy roads in Michigan as larger species that make use of crossing ...

U.S.-Mexico border a native bee hot spot

July 1, 2021

About 500 bee species —14% of all of the bee species known in the United States — can be found in the Chihuahuan Desert at the border of the U.S. and Mexico. ...

Flexible bees fare better

May 25, 2021

Bee species that can easily change their pollination behavior have a better chance of survival in an area of California that’s under stress from agriculture and ...

Bark beetle outbreaks benefit wild bees

October 28, 2020

While bark beetle outbreaks can be problematic for western forests, they may actually be a boon to wild bee populations. “These large natural disturbances should ...
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