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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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Ivanhoe (Oct. 31, 2014) — New hospital garments that repel even the deadliest forms of bacteria and how they’re stopping the spread of hospital acquired illness. Baptist Health is the first hospital system in the world to set the bar for eliminating hospital acquired infections. Video provided by Ivanhoe
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How Ford and Heinz Will Make Cars Out of Tomatoes This Summer

How Ford and Heinz Will Make Cars Out of Tomatoes This Summer

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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Watch Baby Goose Survive A 400-Foot Cliff Dive

Watch Baby Goose Survive A 400-Foot Cliff Dive

Buzz60 (Oct. 31, 2014) — For its nature series Life Story, the BBC profiled the barnacle goose, whose chicks must make a daredevil 400-foot cliff dive from their nests to find food. Jen Markham has the astonishing video. Video provided by Buzz60
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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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