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1 min ago | York Dispatch

Experience a swarm of bees at Nixon County Park

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will present Understanding the Bee Swarm, 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at Richard M. Nixon County Park, Springfield Township.

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Related Topix: Science, York County, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Castanet.net

Police abuzz over bee theft

RCMP spokesman Gord Molendyk says on Friday July 18, police received a report that five beehives had been lifted from a property in the 7900 block of McClounie Road.

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Related Topix: Science

KRQE Albuquerque

Africanized bees kill pet dog

A swarm of killer bees attacked and killed a dog in southeastern New Mexico. Now, beekeepers are worried it may happen again.

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Related Topix: Science, Tatum, NM

NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Birds, bees and unintended consequences

MUCH of human activity is focused on the quest for efficiency - getting the most out of our resources so that we can improve our standard of living.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Natural Disasters, Famine, Entomology, Opinion

Science Daily

Mysterious dance of dwarfs may force a cosmic rethink

The discovery that many small galaxies throughout the universe do not 'swarm' around larger ones like bees do but 'dance' in orderly disc-shaped orbits is a challenge to our understanding of how the universe formed and evolved.

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Related Topix: Science, Astronomy

Myrtle Beach Online

A piece of Provence in South Carolina

Arrive at Chris and Jackie Pinard's home this time of year and you are welcomed by a curve of purple - long lanes of lavender plants flanking the gravel drive.

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Related Topix: York County, SC, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Entertainment

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Smoky Mountain Sk8way Summer Camp is in full swing

There are only four more weeks of summer left before kids get back into their school routine.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Haywood County, NC, Science, Sylva, NC

Stuff.co.nz

EPA demands higher standard of pesticide science

INTERNATIONAL STUDY: Scientific reports confirm long-term exposure to systemic pesticides at low, non-lethal levels could be harmful to bees.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Science, Entomology

MLive.com

Home gardeners may have to do the work of bees to get cucumbers, squash, watermelons this year

They will need to grab a paint brush and do the work of the bees, pollinating each female blossom, said Michigan State University vegetable educator Ron Goldy.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Boing Boing

The Man Who Mailed Frying Pans

In the latest episode of the Futility Closet podcast, we follow postal enthusiast W. Reginald Bray as he sends bowler hats, seaweed, his dog and even himself through the British mail.

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Related Topix: Science, Arts, Literature

RedOrbit

honey bee diet

Image Caption: Some beekeepers tend to feed sucrose or high-fructose corn syrup to their honey bees during times when nectar is lacking in the hive.

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Related Topix: Science, Medicine, Nutrition, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL, Genetics, Entomology

Ballycastle Today

Christina and team to rescue as home overcome by 30,000 bees

Rev Christina Bradley and her Bee-Team have raced to the rescue of an Armagh woman whom home was over-run by 30,000 bees which had nested in her chimney.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey

SouthCoastToday.com

City Council to revisit New Bedford's beekeeping ban

"I don't know why it was banned," said Ward 3 Councilor Henry Bousquet. "I don't think it is an issue if someone has the space and the ability to care for them.

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Related Topix: Science, Entomology, New Bedford, MA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

International Business Times

Sunlight Does Not Drive Sunflowers Movement, Their Internal Clock Allows them to Track the Sun

The movement of the sunflower has fascinated many since time immemorial, how the beautiful yellow flower would turn towards the sun everyday unfailingly.

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Related Topix: Encinitas, CA, Agriculture

Northwest Florida Daily News

Pickleworms, stinkbugs, leaffooted bugs in summer garden

Q. What are the little worms that tunnel into my cucumbers and how can I control them? A. These are pickleworms.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Fruits, Food, Science, Entomology, Vegetables, Okaloosa County, FL

Garden Rant

Is Your Local Garden Center Taking Action on Neonicotinoids? by Susan Harris

What's killing the bees? The pesticide neonicotinoid , for one thing, and it's routinely used on plants for sale and earlier in the plants' lives, at the wholesale growers'.

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Related Topix: Science, Activism

Brandon Sun

Newfoundland: a bee haven that offers research clues as global hives struggle

Newfoundland's healthy honeybees are an increasing draw for researchers in the race to understand why colonies across much of the globe are struggling or dying off.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Honey, Entomology

Summit County Voice

Environment: Another silent spring?

Populations of some insect-eating bird species are declining in areas where scientists measured high concentrations of a widely used neonicotinoid pesticide.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Entomology, Netherlands, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Beekeeping

Depictions of humans collecting honey from wild bees date to 15,000 years ago, efforts to domesticate them are shown in Egyptian art around 4,500 years ago.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey, Archaeology, Anthropology

BBC News

Are animals the best allies in war?

But while horses and elephants first fought alongside humans many centuries ago, in modern times humans have also turned to exploding rats and dolphin spies during conflicts.

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Related Topix: Science, US Military, US Navy

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