Yearly Archives: 2009

Can honey bees save the state budget? Tax exemptions eyed

Faced with a $2.6 billion operating budget deficit, Gov. Chris Gregoire says just about everything is being considered. Read more

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Propolis May Help Treat Ear Infection in Dogs

Antimicrobial Activity of Propolis Extract Against Staphylococcus coagulase Positive and Malassezia pachydermatis of Canine Otitis Read more

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Australia to Export Propolis to Korea

MR Jing Bang Zou, proprietor of Jim’s Honey in Young, has signed an agreement in the boardroom of Lambing Flat Enterprises with representatives of Korean company, Kim Jeong Moon Aloe Co. Ltd. on Friday morning. Read more

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Propolis Eliminates Bacteria in Root Canals

Effectiveness of Propolis and Calcium Hydroxide as a Short-Term Intracanal Medicament Against Enterococcus faecalis: A Laboratory Study Read more

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Helping Honeybees – York scientists win prestigious award

The work of The Food and Environment Research Agency’s (Fera) knowledge management team has won the prestigious 2009 Whitehall & Westminster World Civil Service Award for Knowledge Management and Analysis. Read more

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Enraged Bees in Gaza Used to Relieve Pain

In a novel method, a healer uses enraged bees to provide pain reliefin Gaza. Read more

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Bees can learn differences in food’s temperature

Biologists at UC San Diego have discovered that honeybees can discriminate between food at different temperatures, an ability that may assist bees in locating the warm, sugar-rich nectar or high-protein pollen produced by many flowers. Read more

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Apitherapy now in Madurai

The next time someone you know complains of joint pain, hot water bottles and medication need not be the only solution. Read more

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Beekeepers hope to create ‘Ohio queen’ that can withstand harsh winters

Every fall, Barry Conrad crosses his fingers and hopes that most of the bees in his 50 hives will survive the coming winter. Read more

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Beekeepers Stung by Theft of Top-Value Hives

West Virginia beekeeper Mark C. Baker had high hopes for his valuable hives as he readied them for the cross-country journey to California’s almond groves. Read more

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