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3 min ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

Beekeepers Seek New Home for Association and Honeybees

There's a growing number of beekeepers in East Mississippi and West Alabama. In fact, a local group draws dozens of interested residents to learn the craft and share experiences.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Association, Science, Meridian, MS, Kemper County, MS, Lauderdale County, MS, Clarke County, MS

2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Florida residents help the fight to save dwindling honeybees

Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education. "> Susana Pereda, left, support specialist, and product specialists Christopher Jorge, and Marcella Salem, right, demonstrate the birth simulator "Victoria" that is used for healthcare education.

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Related Topix: Florida, Science, Agriculture

5 hrs ago | Ag Professional

CropLife America supports H.R. 5447

CropLife America supports H.R. 5447 , introduced last week by Congressman Austin Scott , chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture. H.R. 5447 emphasizes the need for practical countermeasures against the Varroa mite, which has been identified as a major challenge to managed honey bee colony health.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Barack Obama, United States Department of Agriculture

9 hrs ago | Suria

Bees, bright colours and bondage at...

Burberry Prorsum and Roksanda Ilincic presented two very different visions of dressing up at London Fashion Week on Monday, but both were feminine, flattering and bursting with colour. A model presents a creation from the Burberry Prorsum collection during the 2015 spring/summer London Fashion Week, September 15, 2014 - by Carl Court Elsewhere, Scottish designer Christopher Kane paid tribute to Louise Wilson, his former teacher at Central Saint Martins fashion college who died earlier this year, with a collection inspired by his graduate show -- and a hint of bondage.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Designers, Burberry, Science, Fashion Week, Entomology

11 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Domoguen: Colony collapse and climate change disorder

IMAGINE singing the song "Good old days" in a field away from the crowd of current habitations, and it gets you imagining so many living things we lost in a landscape that we have changed. Imagine seeing the days of September unfolding into the cold days of December.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey, Opinion

15 hrs ago | SFGate

Divine honey harvest

A recent Sunday, 10:04 a.m.: With morning services in full swing seven floors below, two beekeepers prepare a pair of hives and 70,000 bees for the annual honey harvest on the roof of Glide Memorial Church. Congregants are soon heading up a winding staircase to watch.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Science, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Entomology

20 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

Shocking treatment is weighed by FDA

Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks -- so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Science, University of New Hampshire, University of Minnesota

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Newberg Graphic

Task force continues to look at bee health

A legislative task force has two months to come up with recommendations about what more Oregon should do to protect bee pollinators.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon State University, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science

Westland Observer

10 Berkshire runners stung by bees10 Berkshire runners stung by...

District spokeswoman Marcia Wilkinson said it's possible one of the students accidentally stepped on a nest or a hive. "They were treated in the Berkshire office," Wilkinson said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Science, Education Etc., Hives, Medicine, Health

Dromore Today

Dromore beekeepers deliver course

Dromore Beekeepers Association will deliver a course preparing for the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association Intermediate Certificate Practical written exam over 15 evenings from September 22. Practical: Migratory beekeeping, queen rearing, nuclei management, disease and pest control, equipment, show preparation of honey and wax, legislation and starting up. Scientific: - External and internal features of the honeybee, its life cycle, the work done, methods of communication, reproduction, brood and adult bee diseases, pollination, honey and swarming.

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Related Topix: Science, Life, Food, Honey

Statecollege.com

Kids Bug Out Over Great Insect Fair at the Bryce Jordan Center

Michael Martin Garrett/StateCollege.com // Sam Schaffner, 9, looks on in awe at a butterfly at the Great Insect Fair shortly after a different butterfly urinated on his hand - creating a "lifelong enemy" for him. He also enjoyed the scorpions and tarantulas at the fair.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Family, Kids, State College, PA

ABC News

Skin Shocks Used at Mass. School Draw FDA Look

In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts. Andrew, who was born with a... View Full Caption In this Aug. 13, 2014, photo, therapist Joe Andrade checks the ankle strap of a shocking device on student Andrew Goldberg during an exercise program at the Judge Rotenberg Educational Center in Canton, Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Canton, MA, Science

Morpeth Herald

Group is buzzing as new site develops

Pegswood Allotment Association committee members have been busy over the last 12 months as various projects have been carried out. The main one has been establishing a bee garden and the building of a 20ft by 8ft wooden cabin next to it that is being used for observation and educational purposes.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Life, Food, Honey, Science

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Help us select Indy's top workplaces

Help us select Indy's top workplaces Nominate your employer for consideration as one of the region's best places to work Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1tKDCHV The Indianapolis Star is asking readers to nominate their employers for consideration as one of the region's best places to work. In April, we'll publish the results in our fifth annual special report.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Science

Colorado Daily

Boulder's first bee-safe neighborhood struts its stuff

Bees joined a group walk in Boulder today, and, perhaps sensing the visitors' friendly intentions, no one reported being stung. Bee Safe Boulder, an organization dedicated to curbing the use of certain pesticides, hosted a a walkabout in the Melody-Catalpa neighborhood, in conjunction with Go Boulder.

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Related Topix: Science

Sheffield Telegraph

100% is a buzz for city beekeepers

Nine took the test this year, and maintained the standard set by 17 last year. All are now judged capable of keeping honeybees.

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Related Topix: Science

SFGate

Bee studies give Nicholls student new insights

Nicholls State University freshman Brook Hoover wants to use lessons learned from a summer helping with honey bee research to educate others about world hunger. Hoover recently completed the Wallace-Carver Fellowship, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the World Food Prize.

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Related Topix: Nicholls State University, Agriculture, Science, Ponchatoula, LA, Entomology

The New Zealand Herald

A sting in the union tale

In 1984, when the fourth Labour government was newly elected, Phil Ormsby became a union delegate and his fellow telecommunications workers, who had survived the Muldoon years, told him life would be sweet now National was out and the supposedly more worker-friendly Labour party in. Little did they know that a swarm of neo-liberal economic reform - Rogernomics, named after the finance minister of the time, Roger Douglas - was about to descend.

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Related Topix: Science

Science Daily

Clues to how giant elliptical galaxies move

New clues to how giant elliptical galaxies move have been discovered by an international team of astronomers. Elliptical galaxies have long been considered as essentially being made up of old stars that move randomly within them, like a swarm of bees.

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Related Topix: Science

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

NYC's Beekeeping Scene Is Buzzing

New Yorkers are swarming to urban beekeeping since a ban on the hobby was lifted in 2010. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, there are almost 100 registered beekeepers in the city.

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Related Topix: Science, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Honey, Food

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