Post-doctoral Researcher, Tufts University & Washington State University
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honey bee health
September 13, 2018
Rachael E. Bonoan
Back in June, The Xereces Society held a #PicturePerfectPollinator photo contest. In honor of National Pollinator Week, I entered a photo accompanied by a pollinator fact each day.
Just recently, it came to my attention that my photo of a male Puget...
August 12, 2016
Everyone knows that bees are busy. Many know that their hives work like a well-oiled machine. But did you know that a bee’s life is basically organized chaos?
Take this video for example. Slowed down to ¼ the speed, these foragers aren’t as graceful a...
March 4, 2016
Recently, Harmen P. Hendriksma and Sharoni Shafir of the Bee Research Center at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel published a paper entitled “Honey bee foragers balance colony nutritional deficiencies.” Anyone who knows me or my res...