"We just had to hold them in our hands and hope the glue dried quickly" and other adventures in bee science.
Manuel Juraci is an unusually successful beekeeper because he has a donkey in a beekeeper suit.
French bees don't have much better taste than American bees, it turns out.
Slovenes provide gorgeous painted beehives for their colonies
On Saturday, pollination enthusiasts across the country participated in The Great Bee Count to help scientists stay on top of dwindling honeybee and native bee populations.
In March, beekeepers and environmentalists petitioned the EPA to take the pesticide clothianidin -- a suspect in bee die-offs -- off the market. Last week, EPA said no.
The honeybee calamity has overshadowed the distressing fate of their native cousins, whose disappearance threatens the future of nearly every blooming wild plant.
This urban homesteader started a seasonal shop where farmers in the city can buy supplies at a decent price, take classes, and ask for advice.
Some scientists believe that crossbreeding with wild bees may be key to preserving the domestic honeybee. But will anyone pay attention in time?