Researchers Create Edible Foulbrood Vaccine for Honey Bees

Researchers Create Edible Foulbrood Vaccine for Honey Bees

From employing bacteria-sniffing dogs to feeding their bees immune-boosting mushroom extracts Beekeepers are using a variety of innovative strategies to help combat the spread of infectious diseases in their hives. Unfortunately, however, they’ve never been able to vaccinate bees in the same way we vaccinate children and pets against disease. That’s because insects lack the… Continue Reading

Do Bears Actually Like Honey?

Do Bears Actually Like Honey?

Many people associate bears with their love of honey—you can even find honey in bear-shaped containers—but do bears really like honey or is this just a myth perpetuated by Winnie the Pooh? According to wildlife biologist Elizabeth Manning of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, bears really do enjoy indulging in a paw-full of… Continue Reading