Bees

Honey bees in an apiary. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

Bee Hive Thefts Prove California’s Central Valley Beekeeping Is Big Business

Central Valley beekeepers are losing tens of thousands of dollars to thieves making off with beehives.

05/06/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 03: General view of action as starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo #61 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the San Francisco Giants during the MLB game at Chase Field on April 3, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bee Swarm Briefly Delays Giants-Diamondbacks Game In Phoenix

The game between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday in Phoenix generated plenty of buzz on and off the field after it was briefly delayed over a swarm of bees.

04/03/2014

Honey bees in an apiary. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

Pesticides May Be To Blame For Bee Die-Off In California, Nation

Honeybees have been dying at an alarming rate for years, but a new government survey shows nearly a third of the nation’s honeybees died over the winter. Some beekeepers said the problem may have to do with what is being sprayed on the food we eat.

05/23/2013

Jim Parsons as Sheldon Cooper (credit: CBS)

CBS 5′s ‘Big Bang Theory’ Catchphrase Inspires New Bee Species

Bazinga! “The Big Bang Theory” character, scientist Sheldon Cooper, already has two Ph.Ds and an IQ of 187. But now he also has a bee dedicated to him…

01/03/2013

A honey bee sits on a cucumber plant's flower. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

SFSU Researchers: Parasite Fly Turns Bees Into ‘Zombies’

Researchers at San Francisco State University said they have found another explanation for the honey bee die-off: A parasitic fly that hijacks their bodies and causes them to abandon hives.

01/04/2012

A bee flies towards a sunflower to collect pollen. (Torsten Silz/AFP/Getty Images)

SFSU Researchers Buzzing Over National Bee Count

The information will be used to see where bees are thriving – and where they need a little help in order to blossom.

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