- Nov 2, 2018
Honey bee immunity: more specific than we thought
Nature can be hostile, especially for insects — tiny creatures that deal with big problems. They get eaten, they dry out, they get...
- Aug 20, 2018
Interview with a social insect scientist
Insectes Sociaux: What is your favourite social insect and why? "This question is so hard. As a beekeeper and someone who recently got...
- Jul 26, 2018
Being a small, squishy, slow-moving caterpillar is tough. Caterpillars are a protein-packed snack for carnivorous insects such as wasps...
- Nov 4, 2016
Decisive dancing in honey bees
I wrote a guest blog post for Insectes Sociaux reviewing a recent study on group decision-making in Asian honey bees. Check it out here.
- Jun 7, 2016
Things that live in bee hives (other than bees)
Of course bees live in bee hives. When a managed Langstroth hive is abandoned by its bee inhabitants however, it becomes a nice home for...