Accelerometer to Detect Bee Swarming

Bee keepers are often troubled by swarming, when the queen bee leaves her old hive and leaves only the weak bees behind, taking the stronger ones with her to a new hive.

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/ Utah News From The Daily Herald Newspaper / Utah And World News – The Daily Herald / Local News / Government And Politics Utah lawmaker wants raw honey clearly labeled

A Utah lawmaker wants to clearly label honey so consumers know if they are getting raw honey that has not been heated.

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US expected to stop imports of Australian bees

A key export market for live bees could be closed for good because of the Asian honeybee infestation.

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Propolis Effective as Root Canal Disinfectant

Antibacterial Activity of Propolis versus Conventional Endodontic Disinfectants Against Enterococcus faecalis in Infected Dentinal Tubules

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Solar-powered beehive coolers increase yields

The Oregon Garden, in Silverton, recently reported a harvest of 300 pounds of honey from four first-year beehives, each of which is equipped with a solar-powered hive cooler.

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Hawaii’s honey production down 19 percent, prices reach record high

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service Hawaii Field Office (NASS), Hawaii’s honey production in 2010 dropped 19 percent from the previous year to 770,000 lbs.

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The ABCs of healthy bees

National expert offers advice to help beekeepers revive their hives

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Ontario museum searching for answers in mysterious death of 20,000 bees

Officials at Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum are investigating the sudden death of thousands of bees in a glass-enclosed beehive exhibit.

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Study: Bees can follow sun on cloudy days

Bees can navigate using the sun even on cloudy days using clues from polarized light to determine the hidden sun’s position, Australian researchers say.

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European Union move to push listing of Endosulfan to benefit European Crop protection industry

The Pesticide Manufacturers and Formulators Association of India (PMFAI) held a press conference today and invited speakers who pointed to European Union’s (EU) role in steering proceedings at international chemical conventions. The Stockholm Convention has been exploited by European Commission to further its trade interests as world market leader in crop protection chemicals. A push for elimination of the generic pesticide Endosulfan will directly promote the use of patented alternatives and benefit European multinationals.

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