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AAAS forges alliance with Science & Technology Australia, pledging to foster collaborations to enhance the role of STEM on the global stage.
Three-quarters of a worldwide sample of honey are contaminated with at least one neonicotinoid pesticide, a new study concludes.
The watershed of the world’s third largest estuary — the Chesapeake Bay — covers 64,000 square miles and is home to almost 18 million people who benefit from the flood control, food sources and recreational opportunities that the ecosystem provides.
BOSTON – For bee researchers like May Berenbaum, 2006 was the year an international consortium of researchers published the first full sequence of the honeybee genome, offering a unique and long-sought glimpse at the biological quirks of an insect that shares a productive history with humans.
The bees' ranges are shrinking at their southern edges and not expanding northward, as expected from the movements of other species.