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Bees Use 'The Force' to Find Flowers

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February 23, 2013
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A recent study published by University of Bristol researchers shows that bumblebees use electricity in tandem with flowers in foraging for pollen.


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TheStreet (June 10, 2014) — Ford and Heinz are teaming up to find a new use for tomatoes: car parts. Together, the automaker and food processing company plan to fund research to explore the use of tomato fiber as a sustainable bio-plastic material for use in vehicle manufacturing. Researchers are currently testing the durability of dried tomato skins for use in wiring brackets within the hood or as a storage bin in the center console. Use of the food processing byproduct would fulfil Ford’s goal of reducing the use of petrochemicals in its manufacturing process. Already, Ford has integrated the use of other recycled and bio-based materials including coconuts, cotton, rice hulls and soy. Video provided by TheStreet
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Battle Over Beekeeping in Los Angeles

Battle Over Beekeeping in Los Angeles

AP (Feb. 12, 2014) — The city of Los Angeles is buzzing over a proposal to allow urban beekeeping despite concerns over killer bees. On Wednesday, the City Council will vote on whether to begin the process of granting bees legal status in LA's residential areas. (Feb. 12) Video provided by AP
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Swarm Of 800,000 Bees Kills Ariz. Man

Swarm Of 800,000 Bees Kills Ariz. Man

Newsy (Oct. 9, 2014) — Five people were attacked and one killed by a swarm of some 800,000 bees Wednesday. The attack has Africanized bees in the spotlight again. Video provided by Newsy
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The Battle for the Bees: Are Germany's Bees a Dying Breed?

The Battle for the Bees: Are Germany's Bees a Dying Breed?

Deutsche Welle (May 16, 2013) — Bees supply us with honey and pollinate flowers. But more and more of them are dying off. Diseases, mold, and mildew -- but also insecticides -- are being blamed for their demise. Now the politicians want to ban a few pesticides entirely, to the anger of the chemicals industry and some farmers.
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