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Our bees are dying

Native bees are declining at an alarming rate in Whangarei, according to a student’s doctoral research. Ngaire Hart has been looking at the issue as part of her AUT University doctorate. She says native bee numbers have decreased over the … Continue reading

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Student bee researchers create a buzz

Three biology graduate students created a buzz at a national gathering of entomologists last week when they won prizes for talks and a poster about their bee research. Brock Harpur won Entomological Society of Canada’s President’s Award for best student talk … Continue reading

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UC Davis lab a busy hive of bee research

Michael Kim Fondrk has what you might call the magic touch. Inside the “love shack” at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis, he grabs a male bee between his thumb and forefinger, presses on the drone’s thorax in … Continue reading

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