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Do bees have regional accents? Cardiff University launches scheme to find out -
Dr James Blaxland, of Cardiff's school of Pharmacology, who has investigated the antibacterial effect of Manuka honey on infections, said: "We've been making our own University campus as bee-friendly as possible, and producing our own honey, ...

Those gut feelings really are just that thanks to trillions of microbes - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento Bee
Mayer is the director of the UCLA Oppenheimer Family Center for Neurobiology of Stress and the co-director of the CURE: Digestive Diseases Research Center. He has been studying interactions between the gut and the mind for 30 years. Part of what ...

Oldest Fossil Evidence of Agriculture – By Termites - PLoS Blogs (blog)

PLoS Blogs (blog)
Understanding the development of this symbiotic relationship has implications for understanding the carbon cycle in deep time in this region. “The evolution of this symbiotic relationship had major implications for ecology and biogeography,” says Roberts.

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.