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21 min ago | The Newberg Graphic

Task force continues to look at bee health

A legislative task force has two months to come up with recommendations about what more Oregon should do to protect bee pollinators.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon State University, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science

4 hrs ago | Westland Observer

10 Berkshire runners stung by bees10 Berkshire runners stung by...

District spokeswoman Marcia Wilkinson said it's possible one of the students accidentally stepped on a nest or a hive. "They were treated in the Berkshire office," Wilkinson said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Science, Education Etc., Hives, Medicine, Health

8 hrs ago | Dromore Today

Dromore beekeepers deliver course

Dromore Beekeepers Association will deliver a course preparing for the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association Intermediate Certificate Practical written exam over 15 evenings from September 22. Practical: Migratory beekeeping, queen rearing, nuclei management, disease and pest control, equipment, show preparation of honey and wax, legislation and starting up. Scientific: - External and internal features of the honeybee, its life cycle, the work done, methods of communication, reproduction, brood and adult bee diseases, pollination, honey and swarming.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey

12 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center

Michael Martin Garrett/StateCollege.com // Sam Schaffner, 9, looks on in awe at a butterfly at the Great Insect Fair shortly after a different butterfly urinated on his hand - creating a "lifelong enemy" for him. He also enjoyed the scorpions and tarantulas at the fair.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Family, Kids, State College, PA

17 hrs ago | ABC News

Skin Shocks Used at Mass. School Draw FDA Look

In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts. Andrew, who was born with a... View Full Caption In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Canton, MA, Science

20 hrs ago | Morpeth Herald

Group is buzzing as new site develops

Pegswood Allotment Association committee members have been busy over the last 12 months as various projects have been carried out. The main one has been establishing a bee garden and the building of a 20ft by 8ft wooden cabin next to it that is being used for observation and educational purposes.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Life, Food, Honey, Science

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Help us select Indy's top workplaces

Help us select Indy's top workplaces Nominate your employer for consideration as one of the region's best places to work Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1tKDCHV The Indianapolis Star is asking readers to nominate their employers for consideration as one of the region's best places to work. In April, we'll publish the results in our fifth annual special report.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Science

Colorado Daily

Boulder's first bee-safe neighborhood struts its stuff

Bees joined a group walk in Boulder today, and, perhaps sensing the visitors' friendly intentions, no one reported being stung. Bee Safe Boulder, an organization dedicated to curbing the use of certain pesticides, hosted a a walkabout in the Melody-Catalpa neighborhood, in conjunction with Go Boulder.

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Related Topix: Science

Sheffield Telegraph

100% is a buzz for city beekeepers

Nine took the test this year, and maintained the standard set by 17 last year. All are now judged capable of keeping honeybees.

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SFGate

Bee studies give Nicholls student new insights

Nicholls State University freshman Brook Hoover wants to use lessons learned from a summer helping with honey bee research to educate others about world hunger. Hoover recently completed the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the World Food Prize.

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Related Topix: Nicholls State University, Agriculture, Science, Ponchatoula, LA, Entomology

The New Zealand Herald

A sting in the union tale

In 1984, when the fourth Labour government was newly elected, Phil Ormsby became a union delegate and his fellow telecommunications workers, who had survived the Muldoon years, told him life would be sweet now National was out and the supposedly more worker-friendly Labour party in. Little did they know that a swarm of neo-liberal economic reform - Rogernomics, named after the finance minister of the time, Roger Douglas - was about to descend.

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Science Daily

Clues to how giant elliptical galaxies move

New clues to how giant elliptical galaxies move have been discovered by an international team of astronomers. Elliptical galaxies have long been considered as essentially being made up of old stars that move randomly within them, like a swarm of bees.

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Related Topix: Science

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

NYC's Beekeeping Scene Is Buzzing

New Yorkers are swarming to urban beekeeping since a ban on the hobby was lifted in 2010. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, there are almost 100 registered beekeepers in the city.

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Related Topix: Science, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Honey, Food

Chemical & Engineering News

Syngenta Stands Firm On Neonicotinoids

Amid growing concerns and lawsuits linking neonicotinoid pesticides with bee declines, Syngenta is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to increase the allowable levels of the company's controversial neonicotinoid product thiamethoxam on certain crops. Syngenta is seeking the change so thiamethoxam can be used as a spray on the foliage of alfalfa, corn, barley, and wheat.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Life, Food, Honey

The Wichita Eagle

Honey Bee Festival next weekend at Great Plains Nature Center

Music, Shakespeare and honey tasting will be part of the Honey Bee Festival on Sept. 20 at the Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th St. North.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Science, Wichita, KS

New Hampshire Public Radio -

From Cotton Candy To Cat Pee: Decoding Tasting Notes In Honey

If bees in France buzz around the lavender fields, foraging for nectar, what does the honey they produce smell or taste like? But not all the floral, spicy or woody aromas detectable in the roughly 300 varieties of honeys being produced today are so easy to name. That's where the new Honey Flavor and Aroma Wheel, developed by a sensory panel at the Honey and Pollination Center at the University of California, Davis, comes in.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Science, UC Davis, Davis, CA, Wine

Business Journal

Leavey has sweet time with job

The 40-year-old teaches science at Georgia Tech during the day, and plays guitar in a science punk rock band when the sun sets. She's also obsessed with bees.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Science

Crosscut.com

NW bees stung by loss of habitat, sprays

The tiny engines of pollinating power circle then settle on deep purple borage, oregano, sage, flowering squash and dandelions. For bees, the creatures whose buzz evokes fear but on whom we rely for every third bite of food we eat, this new community garden at Seattle's Hillman City Collaboratory offers forage as well as habitat.

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Related Topix: Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Honey, Agriculture

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Click Orlando

Bees from truck swarm drivers on I-4

A truck was driving down Interstate 4 when drivers had to quickly roll up their windows because bees were getting in their cars. I WAS GOING TO GUESS THE DEBATE TEAM.

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The Daily Caller

Texas Man Stung Hundreds Of Times In Bee Attack

A man was attacked by a swarm of hundreds of bees while trying to weed a lawn in San Angelo, Texas. He was rushed to the hospital Wednesday morning after firefighters and medics rescued him from the onslaught, in which three women in the area were also stung.

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Related Topix: Science, San Angelo, TX, US News, Conservative Political News

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