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Meat-eating ‘vulture bees’ sport acidic guts

A little-known species of tropical bee has evolved an extra tooth for biting flesh and a gut that more closely resembles that of vultures rather …

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Researchers must assume responsibility for halting the global bee decline, experts urge

“Insect and pollinator decline constitutes a pressing societal challenge that requires attention and action now. What is at stake is nothing less than the world’s …

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Bee flight suffers under temperature extremes

Rising temperatures could help some northern-latitude bees fly better, but more frequent extreme weather events could push them past their limits. Bees’ flight performance affects …

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EU court backs neonicotinoids ban

Legal action against 2013 ban dismissed  An EU court has upheld a partial ban on three neonicotinoids that have been linked to declining bee populations. …

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