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Drones carrying soap bubbles may help pollinate flowers where bees cannot: Study
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Drones carrying soap bubbles may help pollinate flowers where bees cannot: Study

Researchers combined an automatic bubble maker that blew 5,000 bubbles per minute with a GPS-controlled drone to create the robotic pollinator.

Earth Day 2020: Today's Google doodle is a never-ending game that honours the mighty bee and its power of pollination
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Earth Day 2020: Today's Google doodle is a never-ending game that honours the mighty bee and its power of pollination

Google partnered with The Honeybee Conservancy, a nonprofit organization based in New York to create its doodle.

Mechanical pollination could replace bees as population drops around the world
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Mechanical pollination could replace bees as population drops around the world

Intensive agriculture, the use of pesticides and climate change have caused a drop in the number of natural pollinators - bees - globally.

How sustainable methods adopted by tribal honey hunters could conserve bee population, improve food security
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How sustainable methods adopted by tribal honey hunters could conserve bee population, improve food security

The Nilgiris are home to over eighteen ethnic groups. Of them, Kattunaickens, Kurumbas, Sholigas and Irulas are known to be the primary honey hunter tribes.

Climate change is affecting the mutual relationship between bees and flowering plants
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Climate change is affecting the mutual relationship between bees and flowering plants

The synchrony of the two events, hatching, and flowering, is crucial in the life of both plant and bee.

World Bee Day 2019: Flower corridor in London's parks a welcome gift for honeybees
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World Bee Day 2019: Flower corridor in London's parks a welcome gift for honeybees

The important pollinating insects are on a decline & scientists hope this flowery invitation will boost their population.

Honey bees can solve math equations better than many humans can, study finds
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Honey bees can solve math equations better than many humans can, study finds

Findings suggest brain size & smarts aren't linked, & that math may be simpler than we make it out to be!

'Stung' by beehive next to Jalore polling station, Rajasthan officials send homeowner stern notice
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'Stung' by beehive next to Jalore polling station, Rajasthan officials send homeowner stern notice

A beehive dangling from a house in Rajasthan's Jalore district has caught the attention of polling officers busy making preparations for Assembly elections.

Watch: In Paris rooftops are being used to host beehives
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Watch: In Paris rooftops are being used to host beehives

Paris boasts more than 700 beehives, according to 2015 figures, most located on rooftops.

12-year old makes Lightning McQueen, a robotic Bee Saver Bot to save honey bees
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12-year old makes Lightning McQueen, a robotic Bee Saver Bot to save honey bees

"I have been practising Robotics since I was nine. My aim in life is to use the power of robotics to solve some real-world problems,"

Ouch! 2.6 million dead bees make stinging point about pesticides
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Ouch! 2.6 million dead bees make stinging point about pesticides

About 84 percent of the crops grown for human consumption must be pollinated by bees and other insects to increase their yields and quality.

Honeybees can inspire better drone technologies
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Honeybees can inspire better drone technologies

A computer model that shows how honeybees use vision to detect the movement of the world around them can lead to develop better drones.

Bees attack US couple, sting pet horses to death
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Bees attack US couple, sting pet horses to death

Thousands of angry bees attacked a couple and stung their two horses to death in the US state of Texas, a media report said on Sunday.

Shrinking Bee Population Caused by Cell Phone Radiation
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Shrinking Bee Population Caused by Cell Phone Radiation

High levels of radiation disorient bees preventing them from returning back to their hives.