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Bees can bite as well as sting

Bees are notorious for their painful stings but surprisingly they are also able to bite and paralyze. On targets that are too small to sting bees will…

Bees producing blue and green honey

Residue from a sweets factory is believed to be responsible for nearby bees producing coloured honey. Beekeepers in the Ribeauville area of France bec…

Scientists solve bee flight route mystery

Far from following a random flight pattern bees have the ability to plan the most efficient route. In an effort to better understand the flight patter…

Invertebrates at risk of extinction

One fifth of the world’s population of spineless creatures are believed to be at risk of going extinct. Species that perform vital tasks such as bees …

Stuntman covers himself in 330,000 bees

Leading bee-stuntman She Ping from China is able to endure being covered in a huge mass of bees. The bee-keeping enthusiast attracts the bees by havin…

China holds bee-wearing contest

Fearless bee keepers attempted to attract the most bees on to their own bodies using a queen as a lure. The competitors stood on a set of scales to al…

Bees "Entomb" Contaminated Pollen

Scientists have uncovered another clue in the perplexing mystery of worldwide disappearance of honeybees, also known as the Colony Collapse Disorder: Scientists have found numerous examples of a new phenomenon – bees “entombing” or sealing up hive cells full of pollen to put them out of use, and protect the rest of the hive from their [...]

Are bees man’s best friend ?

Throughout the ages bees have proven time and again their potential to assist humanity. The ancient Mayans were some of the first people to harnass th…

Bees’ tiny brains beat computers

New research has shown that bees are able to solve complex mathematical problems. Working out the shortest route between flowers to minimize flight ti…

Man lives with 100,000 bees

A man in Zimbabwe has been accused of witchcraft as he has lived with over 100,000 bees in his small house for two years. The bees were finally dr…