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Why Are The Bees Disappearing? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why are the bees disappearing?” Good question. Timely too. (OK, it might not be groundbreaking but, hey, it still beats answering some of the nasty questions in the now infamous Why File, ...

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Study: False Memories ‘May Be Widespread’ In Animal Kingdom

false memories

What was once just believed to be a trait in humans is now being thought to be widespread throughout the entire animal kingdom: creating false memories. Researchers at Queen Mary University in London have shown for the first time that ...

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Coffee And Cigarettes Could Help Bees Beat Parasites

bees

According to a new report published this week in the Royal Society’s Proceedings B, the nectar from flowers contains specific chemicals that could aid in fighting a parasite infection, Crithidia bombi, in bees.  Crithidia bombi is a parasite that is ...

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