Our study is the first to research the impact of online misinformation on biological invasions.
Dec. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Insects are plentiful and inexpensive. Even when children aren't attending school in person, they can learn from the encounters they have with insects outside.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~5 min
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The Asian giant hornets can wipe out a colony of honeybees in hours.
Oct. 25, 2020 • ~2 min
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For a honey bee, knowing a nestmate from an invader is critical for survival. Chemical cues from shared gut microbial communities cue them in to who is who.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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Some bees are born curious while others are more single-minded – new research hints at how the hive picks which flowers to feast on
New research suggests individual bees are born with one of two learning styles – either curious or focused. Their genetic tendency has implications for how the hive works together.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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