Upstate New York is closer to seeing the release of moths that have been genetically engineered to produce non-viable larvae, a move that will likely stoke concerns over the regulation of bioengineered insects this summer.
The number of U.S. honeybees, a critical component to agricultural production, rose in 2017 from a year earlier, and deaths of the insects attributed to a mysterious malady that’s affected hives in North America and Europe declined, according a U.S. Department of Agriculture honeybee health survey released. Read moreRead More »
What’s a bee to do when there are very few flowers available and it needs a sugar fix? Wild bees may be responding to climate change and urban expansion by relying on insects to get the sweet stuff, according to a study by Joan Meiners, a Ph.D. student in the[…]Read More »