Tagged: honeybee

Want a better camera? Just copy bees and their extra light-sensing eyes - Guest Work

Guest Author Jul 04, 2017

Adrian Dyer, Associate Professor , RMIT University; Andrew Greentree, Professor of Quantum Physics and Australian Research Council Future Fellow, RMIT University, and Jair Garcia, Research Officer , RMIT University When you step outside your house, light from the sun means that the colour of everything changes. You probably haven’t even noticed it, because your … Read More

Honeybee decline could sting NZ for $700m - News

John Kerr Aug 03, 2016

The pollinating power of the humble honeybee is worth millions of dollars to the New Zealand agricultural sector – but we are at risk of losing it. Bees are having a hard time of it these days; varroa mite, pesticides and a lack of plant diversity are all contributing to the decline of the bee populations crucial for pollinating crops. Read More

TOSP Episode 16: January 9th 2012 - The Sciblogs Podcast

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 09, 2012

Happy New Year! May 2012 be a wonderful year to you all. To start off the new year, aimee and Elf discuss last week’s announcement of the successful build of a temporal cloak, thorium’s potential as an alternative nuclear energy source and zombie bees! Also, we talk to fellow Sciblogger, … Read More