Yearly Archives: 2009

Secret of Stradivari violin varnish unlocked

After generations of craftsman sought to guess the secret of Stradivari violins, French scientists see the solution in a simple varnish. Read more

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Healthy Estonian Chocolate Bars Made with Pollen, Propolis, Honey

Estonia is known for its innovativeness and eagerness to adopt and invent new technologies. Yet the old and the traditional has not at all been forgotten… Read more

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Bees Release Deadly Odor That Shortens Sibling Lifespans

Here’s one way to get back at your sibling: Release a deadly odor. Honeybee researchers have discovered the first example of a pheromone that shortens the lifespan of other family members — in this case, older sisters. Read more

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Propolis Protects Entire Bee Hive from Bacteria

Resin Collection and Social Immunity in Honey BeesEvolution, Volume 63 Issue 11, Pages 3016 – 3022 Read more

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Study: Diabetics May Use Honey as Sugar Substitute

The Glycemic and Peak Incremental Indices of Honey, Sucrose and Glucose in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Effects on C-Peptide Level – A Pilot Study Read more

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Outbreak of deadly bee mite ‘inevitable’

There is a very good reason why the honey produced by Australia’s bees is considered to be among the world’s cleanest and most delicious. Read more

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Hogle Zoo delighted with honey of a display and cast of thousands

Honeybees often get a bum rap as being a nuisance. But some local beekeepers say nothing could be further from the truth, which is why they are excited that Hogle Zoo now has three beehives on display. Read more

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Moldova will resume honey export to EU in 2010

The European Commission has decided Moldova will resume exporting honey to the EU in 2010, the Moldovan Economy Ministry announced, cited by RBC agency. Read more

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Propolis Kills Cancer Cells

In vitro Cytotoxic Effect of Brazilian Green Propolis on Human Laryngeal Epidermoid Carcinoma (HEp-2) Cells Read more

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Healer who refused traditional medicine died after treating infection with honey

A former nurse who turned to the world of alternative medicine was accused at the High Court of being responsible for the death of her ”soulmate” partner. Read more

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