Drone Bees May Take Over Pollination Functions As Performed By Real Bees
Considering the decline in bees and other natural flower pollinators in the US, Japan and other parts of the world, scientists are hard put to the task of creating artificial pollinators such as drones to help undertake the task of pollinating flowers for crop yield. This idea of drone pollinators is still in its infancy, but it is already being tested in several parts of the world, and promises to be perfect with time.
Robot Bees Create Buzz As They Promise To Help In Pollination
The rapid decline of bee population have pushed scientists to design robot bees that could potentially help in pollinating crops. The design needs more time to be fully effective but it holds so much promise given the current problem with bee shortage.
Beekeepers Step Up To Save Honey Bees
Beekeepers in South Carolina are joining forces to save bee colonies by offering beekeeping classes. The classes raise awareness on the importance of honey bees, teach how to cultivate bees, and how to harvest your own honey.
Zika Virus Hoax Kills Millions Of Bees
Millions of bees were killed as public officials ordered massive aerosol spray of insecticides due to the Zika virus hoax. Beekeepers are devastated as they lose beehives and nature's pollinators.
Bees Trained To Hunt Down Landmines
Honeybees may be the newest tool to find landmines buried for decades in Croatia.
Honey Helps Bees Fight Colony Collapse Disorder
Bees are mysteriously disappearing, but scientists may now have a clue as to why.
Pesticides Partially Responsible For Bee Population Decline, Policy Makers Get Involved
Scientists suggest pesticides are part of the reason honeybees are dying off.
Bees Behave The Same Way Gangs Do, Study Reveals
Anthropologist P. Jeffrey Brantingham helps Los Angeles police predict gang violence, using bees.