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  1. Honey bee parasites, varroa mites, feed on fatty organs, not blood  Science Daily

    Among the many threats to honey bee colonies around the world, one stands alone: the parasitic mite, Varroa destructor. For decades, researchers assumed...

  2. Honey bee parasites feed on fatty organs, not blood  Phys.org

    Honey bee colonies around the world are at risk from a variety of threats, including pesticides, diseases, poor nutrition and habitat loss. Recent research...

  3. When conditions are right, honey bees turn selfish  Cosmos

    South African Cape bees turn the honey bee reputation for cooperation on its head. Andrew Masterson reports.

  4. Honey Bees' Defense Wave is Mesmerizing  The Weather Channel

    Amazing video of a honey bee colony protecting its home against wasps -- by creating a mesmerizing defensive wave. Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch...

  5. Varroa Mites Feed Primarily on Honeybee Fat Body Tissues, Not Hemolymph | Biology  Sci-News.com

    A parasite called the varroa mite (Varroa destructor) is the most serious pest of European honeybees (Apis mellifera) worldwide. For decades, scientists have...

  6. Higher Education Center offers class on caring for honeybees  Southwest Virginia Today

    ABINGDON, Va. — A beginner beekeeping class in Abingdon is likely to create a buzz among people who want to learn about getting honey from a hobby...

  7. Colony Size Drives Honey Bees' Overwinter Survival  Entomology Today

    Research in Pennsylvania shows that overall colony weight and the number of worker bees to be the leading factors in determining overwintering survival of...