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Entomology

Group genomics drive aggression in honey bees

Credit: Photo by Manuel A. Giannoni-Guzman CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Researchers often study the genomes of individual organisms to try to tease out the relationship between genes and behavior. A new study of Africanized honey bees reveals,…

Wild bees depend on the landscape structure

Research team led by University of Göttingen investigates flower strips, organic farming and small crop fields Credit: Bettina Donkó Sowing strips of wildflowers along conventional cereal fields and the increased density

Fancy Aussie bees flew in from Asia

Ecology experts connect species to Asia, Antarctica Credit: James Dorey, Flinders University Ancestors of a distinctive pollinating bee found across Australia probably originated in tropical Asian countries, islands in the…

What kind of bee is that bee?

Exotic bee ID website expanded LOGAN, UTAH, June 25, 2020--Exotic Bee ID, a website created through a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Animal and Plant Health…

Spider baby boom in a warmer Arctic

Climate change leads to longer growing seasons in the Arctic. A new study shows that predators like wolf spiders respond to the changing conditions and have been able to produce two clutches of offspring during the short Arctic summer…