Tag: research

A mite that smells like a bee

TweetZachary Huang, Michigan State University The story goes back to 2004, when I invited a friend and colleague, Dr. Yves… read more A mite that smells like a bee

who stole my pollen basket?

Tweethttp://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140129115157.htm Scientists have identified how a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from the workers. A team of… read more who stole my pollen basket?

Bee venom component melittin reduces HIV infectivity

TweetAntivir Ther. 2013;18(1):95-103. doi: 10.3851/IMP2346. Epub 2012 Sep 6. Cytolytic nanoparticles attenuate HIV-1 infectivity. Hood JL, Jallouk AP, Campbell N,… read more Bee venom component melittin reduces HIV infectivity

Varroa Mite Reproductive Biology

Tweet Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and in Bee Culture, October 2012. Also at eXtension.org: http://www.extension.org/pages/65450/varroa-mite-reproductive-biology Zachary Huang,… read more Varroa Mite Reproductive Biology

Epigenetic Modification of Gene Expression in Honey Bees by Heterospecific Gland Secretions

TweetPaper published today: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0043727 Background In the honey bee (Apis mellifera), queen and workers have different behavior and reproductive capacity… read more Epigenetic Modification of Gene Expression in Honey Bees by Heterospecific Gland Secretions

Busy as a bee

TweetThat is the title of a short article on State News a few days ago (9/8/2011)… URL: http://statenews.com/index.php/article/2011/09/busy_as_a_bee Things are… read more Busy as a bee

New Paper: a role by cell size in honey bee caste differentiation

TweetDiet and Cell Size Both Affect Queen-Worker Differentiation through DNA Methylation in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera, Apidae)   Young larvae… read more New Paper: a role by cell size in honey bee caste differentiation

Bees and MSU featured on LSJ on Monday

TweetBees and Zachary Huang featured on Lansing State Journal on Monday The above link on longer works…I hate this when… read more Bees and MSU featured on LSJ on Monday