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Dogs Can Smell Honey Bee Disease

By: Dewey Caron Dogs are famous for their sense of smell. A dog’s sense is so advanced they can smell disease in bees or a host of medical conditions in humans (cancer, diabetics, sleep apnea) and lots of other stuff (whale poop, firearms, toxic waste sites, child pornography and even covid 19). With about 220 million scent receptors – compared…
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May 1, 2021
Bee Culture

Bee Keepers’ Guide To Honey Bee Viruses

Anna Gajda DVM, Phd, Warsaw University Of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Bee Diseases, anna_gajda@sggw.edu.pl Ewa Mazur DVM, Warsaw University Of Life Sciences, Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory of Bee Diseases Andrzej Bober DVM, National Veterinary Research Institute – State Research Institute, Department of Honeybee Diseases All life forms, including bees (wild and domesticated species) are threatened…
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May 1, 2021
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Cleared For Takeoff

By: Steve Repasky A U.S Air Force C-17 cargo plane approaches a landing over a beeyard at PIT. S. Repasky photo “Cleared for takeoff” is a common phrase heard at airports all over the world referring to the clearance given by air traffic control to all aircraft wanting to depart the airport. This time though, it refers to the Honey…
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May 1, 2021