Beekeeper Develops Machine Learning App to Detect Varroa Mites

Beekeeper Develops Machine Learning App to Detect Varroa Mites

Machine learning is a complex process that involves training computers to analyze information. Now, thanks to an innovative program being developed by a Swedish beekeeper, machine learning may be applied to beekeeping to help detect Varroa mites. Bee colonies around the world are facing extreme pressure from a variety of threats. Millions of colonies are… Continue Reading

Scientists Study Honey Bees to Fight Organized Crime

Scientists Study Honey Bees to Fight Organized Crime

No matter how much we learn about honey bees, it seems there are always fascinating new insights to be gleaned about these remarkable creatures. Recently, scientists at the University of Granada in Spain developed an algorithm based on the social behaviors of honey bees that’s designed to help law enforcement agencies combat organized crime. A… Continue Reading

Scientists Develop App to Help Farmers Support Pollinators

Scientists Develop App to Help Farmers Support Pollinators

North American farmers are on the front lines of the fight to protect honey bees and other pollinators, and now a group of researchers at the University of Vermont (UVM) has developed a software application that makes it easier for farmers to nurture pollinator populations on their properties. The app was developed using data from… Continue Reading