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Bees and wasps use similar architectural techniques to connect large hexagons to smaller ones

Despite different building materials and evolutionary histories, they converged on a similar design.

Birds and honey badgers may collaborate to steal bees in africa

Honey badger and ant share rewards by ripping open their nest together.

Honey bees use social signal learning to improve waggle dance

Young honey bees follow dances of older bees to improve performance.

Study suggests small numbers of mites can infect many honey bees

Parasitic mites’ biting rate may drive transmission of Deformed wing virus in honey bees

Insects can produce as much atmospheric electric charge as thunderstorm cloud

Insects contribute to atmospheric electricity.

Honeybees follow a social distancing protocol to protect themselves against parasites

The study suggests a behavioral strategy in honey bees to limit intracolony parasite transmission.

Ancient pottery uncovers honey hunting in ancient West Africa

The first evidence for ancient honey hunting, locked inside pottery fragments from prehistoric West Africa, dating back some 3,500 years ago.

Honeybee venom found to kill aggressive breast cancer cells

The venom is extremely potent.

Honey bee colonies are increasingly suffering from a viral disease

A new study by Newcastle University, UK, suggests that Honey bee colonies from across the UK are suffering from a disease called chronic bee...

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