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How to Build an Electronic Bee Counter - IEEE Spectrum
Turns out you can measure the capacitance of a bee
january 2016 by ignatz
New Sweat Bee Generates Buzz -
"They use humans as a salt lick," said entomologist John Ascher, who netted the first known specimen of the species in 2010 while strolling in Brooklyn's Prospect Park near his home. "They land on your arm and lap up the sweat."
bees  sweat  zoology  aiee 
april 2012 by ignatz
Inscentinel Ltd. is developing unique sensing instruments which utilise trained honeybees (Apis mellifera) to recognise and detect trace vapours.
bees  science  security  safety  madscience  biology  entomology 
october 2009 by ignatz
Cure For Honey Bee Colony Collapse?
For the first time, scientists have isolated the parasite Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) from professional apiaries suffering from honey bee colony depopulation syndrome. They then went on to treat the infection with complete success.
bees  science  biology  environment  news  peakbee  disease 
april 2009 by ignatz
Beeswaxing poetic about their hobby hives - Los Angeles Times
"We have a lot of affection for our bees. They're like our 50,000 pets," Seidenwurm said. My friends are in the newspaper because of their BEES.
bees  urbanbeekeeping  news  latimes  friends  agriculture  trends 
march 2009 by ignatz
Honeybees See the Difference Between Numbers—Literally | 80beats | Discover Magazine
Honeybees have the ability to distinguish and remember visual quantities up to four, according to a new study
science  biology  via:thepouncer  nature  bees 
january 2009 by ignatz
moon treatise 2
comics  bees 
december 2008 by ignatz
Science Box
Honeybees are found to interact with Quantum fields
physics  math  bees 
december 2008 by ignatz

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