Isolation From Earth May Drive Changes in How Space Colonies Communicate With Home
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Isolation From Earth May Drive Changes in How Space Colonies Communicate With Home

Human beings living off-world pose many unknowns. Our species has never lived off-world. How will we respond physically and mentally when the time
Size matters for bee 'superorganism' colonies
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Size matters for bee 'superorganism' colonies

Honeybees using stored pollen to make combs Heather Bell Scientists have studied the intricate details of how organisms interact in groups called
Sounding the alarm: How honey bees alert their hive to attacks by giant 'murder' hornets
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Sounding the alarm: How honey bees alert their hive to attacks by giant 'murder' hornets

A Vietnamese honey bee hive is attacked by giant "murder" hornets. Credit: Heather Mattila/Wellesley College The unique sounds honeybees
Honeybees use social distancing to protect themselves against parasites
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Honeybees use social distancing to protect themselves against parasites

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain A new study reveals that honeybees can increase social distancing in situations where their hive is threatened by
More diverse ant colonies raise more offspring
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More diverse ant colonies raise more offspring

The queen, workers, and larvae are all common black ants Lasius niger. Credit: Romain Libbrecht, JGU Higher levels of genetic diversity in ant
In Pics | Fourth of July celebrations: Fireworks, parades, carnivals on US' Independence Day
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In Pics | Fourth of July celebrations: Fireworks, parades, carnivals on US' Independence Day

The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day in the United States, is celebrated annually on July 4, to commemorate the Declaration of