Monthly Archives: September 2008

NHB mite research completed

A paper titled “Beta-Cyclodextrins as Carriers of Monoterpenes into the Hemolymph of the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) for Integrated Pest Management” has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Read More

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11-year-old gets beekeeping grant

That bees can fly at all is something of a mystery. From an aerodynamic standpoint, they simply shouldn’t. Read More

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An ancient Israeli site yields the oldest known archaeological example of beekeeping

Scientists have unearthed the remains of a large-scale beekeeping operation at a nearly 3,000-year-old Israeli site, which dates to the time of biblical accounts of King David and King Solomon. Read More

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New Varroa Mites Found In Hilo

A third detection of varroa mites on bees in Hilo has been found by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) on Friday, August 29. A swarm trap collection of 6,200 bees were found to have 24 varroa mites. This swarm … Continue reading

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Quantum Honeybees

How could bees of little brain come up with anything as complex as a dance language? The answer could lie not in biology but in six-dimensional math and the bizarre world of quantum mechanics. Read More

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