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Bee researchers unveil tool to chase Colony Collapse Disorder

University of Montana researchers and their UM-affiliated company, Bee Alert Technology Inc., have employed a new tool created by a U.S. Army lab to discover a honeybee virus invading North America. Read More

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Mysterious disease kills honeybees in India

Amidst the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain of bird flu virus outbreak in West Bengal districts, the state government may strive again to contain the mysterious ailment that has killed millions of honeybees across the state, especially in Nadia and South … Continue reading

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New virus headache for beekeepers

Biosecurity New Zealand said a virus causing deformed wings in bees had been confirmed at two apiaries in Northland and Waikato. Read more

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Queen bees shown to pass viruses to their offspring

The first evidence that viruses can be transmitted vertically from mother queens to their offspring in honey bee colonies has been discovered by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists. Read more

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