All too often the media buzz is centred around the managed honeybee, at the expense of other wild bee species.
Honey might be synonymous with bees, but they're not the only insects that come up with the goods.
Australia's largest honey producer has been accused of selling fake honey. But what is fake honey – and why has it only been found now?
Honeybees receive a lot of attention, but the first North American bee to be listed as an endangered species is a wild bumble bee. Wild bees are vital pollinators, and some are declining rapidly.
Extra "eyes" on top of bee heads help them see colours the same way under all light conditions. And it's an approach that could help us design better cameras.