Topic: Bees

Bumblebees Do Best Where There Is Less Pavement and More Floral Diversity

Dec. 24, 2012

Landscapes with large amounts of paved roads and impervious construction have lower numbers of ground-nesting bumblebees, which are important native pollinators, a study from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California, Berkeley shows.

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Inside the science: Building the "insominator"

Dec. 21, 2010
A close-up of the insominator, the device that keeps bees awake.

The Further Findings research blog reveals how the magnetic machine dubbed the "insominator" keeps sleeping honey bees awake.

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