Murder hornet escapes after being captured by scientists! Matt MathersWed, October 14, 2020, 7:29 AM PDT Researchers have lost track of a second Asian ‘murder hornet‘ that was fitted with a GPS device in the hope of finding and destroying its nest. Scientists at the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) last week captured a live hornet and […]
Agricultural officials in Washington state said Friday they’re trying to find and destroy a nest of Asian giant hornets — also known as murder hornets.
Faked Honey is one of the most faked foods in the world, and the US government isn’t doing much to fix it! firstname.lastname@example.org (Cody Copeland) Sat, September 26, 2020, 6:47 AM PDT Honey is the third-most-faked food in the world, behind milk and olive oil, according to compliance management company Decernis. Fake honey is bad […]
Honeybee venom can kill breast cancer cells in the laboratory, according to “incredibly exciting” research. The poisonous substance’s potential for treating the disease was first report in a 1950 edition of the journal Nature, with scientists demonstrating venom reduced tumour growth in patients. With interest into venom’s therapeutic effect booming in the past 20 years, a team […]
Honey bees can’t practice social distancing, so they stay healthy in close quarters by working together. By: Rachael Bonoan, Assistant Professor, Providence College and Phil Starks, Associate Professor of Biology, Tufts University As many states and cities across the U.S. struggle to control COVID-19 transmission, one challenge is curbing the spread among people living in close […]
A new threat is emerging as Asian giant hornets – known as “murder hornets” due to their lethal sting to humans – are gaining a foothold in the country. After they were first found in Washington State in May this year, the 2-inch (5cm)-long hornets have now been trapped for the first time – giving officials an […]
May 21, 2019 by Adam Allington https://news.bloombergenvironment.com/environment-and-energy/epa-curbs-use-of-12-bee-harming-pesticides The Environmental Protection Agency has canceled registration of a dozen pesticides, from a class of chemicals known to harm bees. The cancellations are effective as of May 20 for 12 neonicotinoid-based products produced by Syngenta, Valent, and Bayer. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act requires pesticides sold or […]
Brief Summary: Information provided by (Responsible Party):Mahmoud Ahmed Tantawy, Misr University for Science and Technology – Cairo, Egypt The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS CoV-2) has been discovered recently in December 2019 from wuhan city in China to spread in more than 40 countries allover the […]
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Bee Facts: The best known honey bee is the Western Honey Bee which has been domesticated for honey production and crop pollination. Besides being a vital part of the worlds CROP POLLINATION bees also produce a fine clean sootless WAX that people have valued for candles and soap making as well as lip balms, and […]