A new study has found that European and North American bumblebee populations have shrank by a third since 1970.
Bees may provide surprising insights into the kinds of environments that are best for learning.
A swarm of honeybees can provide valuable lessons about how a group of many individuals can work together to accomplish a task, even with no one in charge. Roboticists are taking notes.
Bees innocuously buzzing 'round the birdbath may be a barometer for burgeoning bee invasions.
How do we know that bees were around when dinosaurs still roamed the Earth? The main evidence comes from fossils – the mineralized remains of long-dead organisms.
Wild things thrive in transmission pathways that crisscross states.
Beehive designs haven't changed since the 1940s.
It's unlikely that all species of bees will go extinct anytime soon – but current losses could still have a terrible impact on food supplies and ecosystems.
Britain's councils are cutting roadside verges less often to allow vibrant wildflower meadows to bloom.
Wildflowers, bees and butterflies – your lawn is a vibrant ecosystem waiting to be unleashed.
As climatic conditions change, plants’ odours are altered, with direct consequences for pollination, especially by bees.
We're left wondering whether we as humans are so very special after all – that perhaps the ability to learn mathematics could be universal.
Wild bees pollinate trees and shrubs that feed and shelter wildlife, provide flood control, prevent soil erosion and help regulate the climate.
Bees might not be able to survive inside a person's eye, but they can be drawn to disgusting food sources.
Amid the insect extinction crisis, some species are actually increasing. Here's why that's not necessarily a good thing.
The mouse who tidied the shed he lives in fascinated human viewers, but cleanliness isn't a virtue unique to humans.
Digital innovations have the potential to empower farmers and revolutionise agriculture, but many could also lock them in to unsustainable methods.
A bee the size of a human thumb was first described in Victorian times, but hadn't been seen since 1981. That is, until four biologists teamed up on a trek to Indonesia's North Molucca islands.
For human planting to support bee diversity, we need to know which flowers the insects want to visit.
The six food trends likely to be front and centre in 2019.