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NHGRI targets 12 more organisms for genome sequencing

...wasp will serve as a good comparison for the honey bee genome, which has been sequenced already. Two related wasp species, Nasonia giraulti and Nasonia longicornis, will be sequenced at less dense coverage to aid in the comparative studies. Sequencing efforts will be carried out by the five centers in t...

Bee mites suppress bee immunity, open door for viruses and bacteria

A non-native bee mite is causing the dramatic and sudden collapse of bee colonies across the country, but Penn State researchers believe they have found the combination of f...

Insects, viruses could hold key for better human teamwork in disasters

...d in computer science or engineering domains using bee behavior as a source of analogy. However, the researchers envision a smooth transition of concepts from the collaborative honeybee behavior to solve complex tasks, like foraging, into the disaster relief context, because of the modeling similarities ...

Bees, Brains and Addiction

...n to receive the reward. Computer models of how a bee assimilates and responds to information about a re...rds. And predictions from computer modeling of the bee brain can be tested via human brain imagining studies. For example, Sejnowski said that by using fun...

Bumblebees copy one another when contending with unfamiliar flowers

...bees preferred to feed from clusters where another bee was already collecting nectar, rather than making ...ld be that bees learn that the presence of another bee provides an efficient shortcut to success. These findings provide an intriguing new contribution to ...

Mayan stingless bee keeping: Going, going, gone?

...honey bees (Apis mellifera) to the Americas, Mayan bee keepers harvested honey from the log nests of stin...te (STRI) warn of the imminent demise of stingless bee keeping on the Yucatan ?a result of ongoing cultural change and habitat loss. "In our initial surve...

Team led by Carnegie Mellon University scientist finds first evidence of a living memory trace

...neural activity that lasts several minutes after a bee initially senses it," said Galán. "This is the first time anyone has revealed a short-term, stimulus-specific neural pulse within the living brain that occurs after exposure to a previously unknown stimulus." "Future investigations along the lines o...

Bees solve complex colour puzzles

...ork." "Our study shows that the tiny brain of the bee can not only solve this difficult task, which the ...nderstanding to build seeing robots that, like the bee with its mere one million neurons, can learn to find a simple flower in a meadow, which no machine c...

Primates harvest bee nests in Ugandan reserve

...me habitat, humans and chimpanzees are the primary bee nest predators. Robert Kajobe of the Dutch Tropic...raditionally harvested honey for food, located 228 bee nests (both honeybees and stingless bees) for the study. Roubik identified the bees and found that P...

Honeybee decision-making ability rivals any department committee

...te them to activate their wing muscles. Once every bee has its thorax warmed to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, the swarm lifts off toward its new home. "This is a striking example of decision making by an animal group that is complicated enough to rival the dealings of any department committee," said Seeley, a ...

Sociality of sweat bees evolved simultaneously during climate change

...rse in insect biology, and maintains a Web site on bee phylogeny, http://www.entomology.cornell.edu/BeePhylogeny/ , is also struck by the social flexibility of sweat bees. "Other social insects (such as ants, termites, paper wasps and honey bees) have reached 'a point of no return' in social evolution...

ASU researchers find link between social behavior, maternal traits in bees

...am thinks part of the answer can be traced back to bee reproductive traits. A paper describing Amdam's ...prove more far-reaching than just the evolution of bee social behavior--scientists can use the findings as a stepping stone when looking at the social evol...

Wild bees and the flowers they pollinate are disappearing together

...r is the first evidence of a widespread decline in bee diversity. Concerns have been raised for years a...iversity records for 100s of sites, and found that bee diversity fell in almost 80% of them. Many bee species are declining or have become extinct in the U...

Beekeepers work hard for the honey, despite changing tupelo forest

... losing between 30 percent and 50 percent of their bee colonies to mite and beetle infestations. But the challenges facing beekeepers in Wewahitchka are as much political and economic as they are ecological, and it's the inclusion of those factors - zoning regulations, land development, higher property...

Researchers find that bumblebees' flower choice matters

... conservation of native plant communities. Best bee practices Because there are many bee behaviors, the task isn't simple, but with tedious scrutiny it is documentable. "Bumblebees defini...

Looking to a new era in bee research

...itute, is expected to usher in a bright new era of bee research, benefiting agriculture, biological resea... provide new insights into diverse topics in honey bee biology, including neurobiology and the process of caste determination, which results in reproductiv...

New genetic analysis forces re-draw of insect family tree

...h coincides with Nature's publication of the honey bee genome sequence (also Thursday 26 October 2006). ...x mori), flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum), honey bee (Apis mellifera) and sibling parasitic wasp species (Nasonia vitripennis and Nasonia giraulti). ...

Scientists identify 36 genes, 100 neuropeptides in honey bee brains

...e roles these peptides play in the life of a honey bee will assist researchers in understanding the roles...here are a million neurons in the brain of a honey bee (Apis mellifera), a brain not much larger than the size of the period at the end of this sentence. T...

Detecting explosives with honeybees

...e developed a method for training the common honey bee to detect the explosives used in bombs. Based on knowledge of bee biology, the new techniques could become a leading tool in the fight against the use of improvised e...

Honey bee genome holds clues to social behavior

...ar basis of social behavior in humans. "The honey bee (Apis millifera) has been called a model system fo...l system, Sinha led a team that searched the honey bee genome for clues for social cues ?a form of bee pressure that can cause bees to change jobs in respo...

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