Bees appear to be able to reverse the effects of ageing on their brains, simply by returning home for a little light housework.
Two new studies have pinned the blame for the catastrophic decline in bee numbers on a commonly-used class of pesticides.
Those of us who love sweet delicious honey have good reason to be concerned, as over 10 million bee deaths were recently reported in Florida.
A group of British schoolchildren have achieved an honor only to be dreampt of by many scientists - having a paper accepted for publication by a prestigious Royal Society journal.
It seems as if bees are aiding scientists in their quests to solve the great mysteries of life. Recently bees have helped scientists gain more insight into the great nature-nurture debate.
Bees could now be in the running for the title of most efficient being known to man. A new study has found that our honey producing friends are better at mathematical functions than today’s most powerful computers.
Despite having a brain the size of a grass seed, bumblebees can solve a complex mathematical problem which keeps computers busy for days.
Cellphones could be to blame for the sharp decline in honeybee populations, according to Indian scientists.