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The study "Fine Particulate Matter Emissions from Candles" (viewable online) compared various candles. It found that the beeswax candle (called BW1 in the paper) emitted less PM2.5 (often considered the worst type of common air pollution) per wick than the paraffin candles, though it emitted far more when smouldering after being extinguished. The ...


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The source Wikipedia is using says: Long-standing conflicts with ... the ecclesiastical authorities (e.g. criticism of dogma concerning papal fallibility) resulted, ultimately, in his excommunication No mention of his scientific work here. An article about this in Polish says (via Google Translate): When the curia demanded an explanation, the priest ...


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In short, the research I looked at found that propolis can have anti-plaque, anti-tartar, and antibacterial effects. Just be careful you're not allergic to it. A pretty comprehensive review article Does Propolis Help to Maintain Oral Health? cites many different studies on all the research that's been done on the potential benefits of putting propolis in ...


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There is a recent review article covering this topic: Do managed bees have negative effects on wild bees?: A systematic review of the literature 8 December 2017, PLOSone: Fifty-three percent of studies reported a negative effect of managed bees on wild bees via competition for shared resources while 28% reported no effect and 19% reported mixed effects (...


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The origin of this claim is a 25 January 2012 Tumblr article The Buzz Behind the Monsanto/Beelogic Acquisition by journalist and film-maker Maryam Henein. In the original article it is clear that the number "2457842149" is just a joking/hypothetical patent number, associated with the author's prediction that eventually a genetically modified bee will be ...


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Following the Wikipedia sources, I found: J. R. Riley, U. Greggers, A. D. Smith, D. R. Reynolds & R. Menzel, The flight paths of honeybees recruited by the waggle dance Nature 435, 205-207 (12 May 2005) | doi:10.1038/nature03526 This described consisted of a number of ingenious experiments designed to test if the bees are being recruited to fly in a ...


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