Tag Archives: Disease

A real culprit in bee disappearances: Honey thieves

Bees are the altruistic little workers one might think: some steal. And this thievery could be contributing to the disappearance of honey bees in the U.S. and around the world, according to research reported Monday. Bees are taking home more … Continue reading

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Can honey bees really be trained to detect cancer in ten minutes?

The bees are placed in a glass chamber which the patient exhales from If bees fly into a secondary chamber then ‘the disease has been detected’ The inventor Susana Soares says bees can be trained in 10 minutes A Portuguese … Continue reading

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How honey bees may one day help detect signs of cancers

Honey bees have a powerful sense of smell and can be trained to detect symptoms of disease on human breath Honey bees have a powerful sense of smell and can pick up on a plethora of odours, from concealed explosives to telltale … Continue reading

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