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Secret to Youth: Elderly Bees?

Could observations of bee behavior help us develop new, non-drug treatments for age-related dementia? A new study from Arizona State University, published in the journal Experimental Gerontology, s…

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Bee Sting Allergy

Insects alone can be annoying enough ... imagine being allergic to them! More than 2 million Americans are allergic to insect stings and bites from bees, wasps, fire ants, mosquitoes, and scorpions. …

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Keeping Bees Busy & Buzzing (Video)

Find out why bees are so critical to our food system and why they need our help. Related: 5 Ways to Help Save the Bees 4 Tips for Bee Keeping Bee-Friendly Landscaping…

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All Abuzz About Bee Venom Treatment

Bee venom takes the sting out of paralysis. Photo Credit: Karen Roe via Flickr. Health Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "jw6aMf9VvYo1MnMs", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.embeds = NewsL…

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4 Ways to Participate in National Pollinator Week

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger Pollinators play an important role in the cycle of our gardens, health, and agricultural ecosystems. According to the Pollinator.org website, about 75% of all flowerin…

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How to Make a Watering Hole for Garden Bees

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger As the temperature rises in the garden, it is important to remember the bees you’re attracting to your garden will also be searching for water. For bees, a supply …

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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

By Derek Markham, TreeHugger Our human tendency toward innovation and ingenuity, coupled with our advancing technology, is helping to come up with solutions for saving some of the other species o…

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Waldorf-Astoria’s NYC Rooftop Beehives

The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City is raising thousands of honey bees on its rooftop. The iconic hotel plans to harvest its own honey and help pollinate plants in the heart of Manhattan. …

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DIY Homes for Bees

We may not always give due credit, but pollinators are key to the crop. They are an extremely crucial component to agriculture and modern civilization. We need them. And unfortunately, because of our …

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The Staggering Plight of the Honeybee

Photo Courtsey Of: iStockphoto/Thinkstock Bees have been dying off around the world for more than a decade now, a phenomenon that has been named "Colony Collapse Disorder," or CCD. The U.S. and t…

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Sounds good,thanks for sharing

Thanks for sharing.

How do I know when an unopened bottle has gone "off"?

makes basic sense and yet beware the pharmaceutical companies

Of course it is!!!