Flying insects of the family Apoidea. Bees are typically known for honey production, role in pollination, and of course for their ability to sting.

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Does human survival depend on bees?

I see several websites claiming that without bees, mankind will be extinct in four years. Does human survival depend on bees? Citing Albert Einstein's saying to the effect that mankind would ...
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Does Monsanto have a bee patent?

In 2011, Monsanto acquired a company specialised in bees. Claims are circulating on the internet about an alleged Monsanto bee patent. In its most radical form, the claim is: Monsanto is ...
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Do mobile phones interfere with bees communication? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mobile phones are the cause of the demise of the bees? I've heard from my biology teacher that mobile phones interfere with bees communication. The claim is that the ...
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Do bees use odor instead of dance to communicate the location of food?

It has long been believed that bees use dance to communicate the location of food amongst each other. If true, this would make bees unique in the insect world, as all other insects are guided by ...
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Is EPA-approved insecticide (clothianidin) responsible for killing off bees?

A recent article in NaturalNews claims that last year there were leaked documents exposing that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) illegitimately approved toxic pesticide clothianidin ...
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Are mobile phones causing the demise of bees?

So someone I know posted a link to this Inhabitat Blog article on Facebook. Scientists may have found the cause of the world’s sudden dwindling population of bees – and cell phones may be to ...
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Are bees disappearing and why?

According to the web site of the film Vanishing of the Bees: Bees are dying in their billions. In the UK, around one fifth of honeybee hives were lost in the winter of 2008/2009. Is there ...