Biology News
Swedish anti-doping expert Bengt Saltin dies at 79 - Modesto Bee

Modesto Bee
STOCKHOLM — Bengt Saltin, a Swedish professor of human physiology and a leading anti-doping expert, has died. He was 79. The Swedish Olympic Committee said Saltin died Friday after a long illness. Saltin was head of the anti-doping program at the ...

Measures needed to increase bee health and farm biodiversity - Farmers Guardian

Farmers Guardian
This showed the importance of farmers establishing and monitoring essential wildflower habitats, which would also increase overall farm biodiversity alongside a high yielding crop, he added. Syngenta's operation pollinator advice has been disseminated ...

Bee studies give Nicholls student new insights - Capital Press

Capital Press
Hoover chose to work with Agriculture Department scientists at the Honeybee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Laboratory in Baton Rouge. “I didn't realize the aspect of the smallest creature, like a honey bee, the impact it can have on society,” Hoover ...

Biogeography of the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)

San Francisco - United States

Project by Kristen Coker on this insect, its natural history, evolution and distribution.

Apis mellifera: Honey Bee
United States

Several photographs and some insect facts.

The Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
United Kingdom

Information on the bee including its anatomy, the organization of the colony, the roles of queen, worker and drone, their development and other aspects of the lives of bees and that of the colony.

European Honey Bee: Apis mellifera
United States

Research project by Colin Natrop on this domesticated insect including its classification, habitat, reproduction, adaptations, nutrition and interactions with other species.

Apis mellifera scutellata: Africanized Honeybee
United States

Photographs of this species and information on its taxonomy, description, habitat and distribution, life history, community biology, physical tolerances, ecology and invasive information.

United Kingdom

An account of the life and biology of the bee, and the activities of the colony throughout the year. [PDF]

United States

Discussion of swarming activity from the University of Nebraska.

Insect Insights: The Honey Bee
United States

Photographic study by Dave Walker on the hairy eyes and amazing legs of this insect.

Interactive Honey Bee Worker
United States

Diagram of a honey bee and downloadable images of the different body parts.

Honey Bee Research at the University of Illinois
United States

Research in Gene E. Robinson's lab that studies the mechanisms of social behavior in honey bees.

Africanized Honey Bee Education Project
United States

From the University of Arizona.