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Multiply by a thousand?

Our backyard ivy remains abuzz with honeybees. I’d say multiply this shot by a thousand to get a sense of how many bees are at work. 15 more words

Beekeeping

Help Spring and Fall Allergies with Honey from Local Bees

Beekeeping evokes images of honey farmers in white body suits, wearing hats with netting across their faces as though they planned to make a trip down the aisle. 458 more words

Farm

Wildebees Inspection - 10.7.17

We inspected our newest hive today and it kind of felt like being the parents of a newborn when you go into their room at night, giving each other a side squeeze, expecting to see your beautiful bundle of joy and instead your kid has soiled herself and maybe even puked as well. 195 more words

Moments of Awe

The garden hum slowed significantly in the last few days, with bee buzz overpowered by cricket chirps. But still they come.

The first insect I focused on wasn’t a bee at all, but a spotted cucumber beetle who paid a surprise visit. 447 more words

Wonder

Native Irish Honeybees

It had been thought that the native Irish honeybee Apis mellifera mellifera was extinct. However, research from Jack Hassett at the Limerick Institute of Technology… 72 more words

Ireland

Native Irish Honeybees

It had been thought that the native Irish honeybee Apis mellifera mellifera was extinct. However, research from Jack Hassett at the Limerick Institute of Technology… 72 more words

Ireland

The Role of Plant RNA in Honeybee Caste Development and Evolution

By Maryna Mullerman ’20

Doctor Kegan Zhu and researchers from Nanjing University in China investigated the effects of plant microRNAs (miRNAs) on larval development and differentiation in honeybees. 380 more words

Biology