Queen bumblebees take long breaks in the grass after hibernating

Researchers say that you should help queen bees if you see them exhausted on the ground, by providing a teaspoon of sugary water.

New sensor backpacks could turn bees into crop-monitoring drones

BEEEE cause we can, that’s why.

Insecticides and low floral diversity are driving bumblebees into the ground

Each year, queens have to re-establish their colonies. Human activity, however, is making it very hard for them to do so.

Popular pesticides are killing of bumblebees by preventing them from laying eggs

It’s time to face it: our pesticides are killing off bees — and bumblebees.

Football-playing bees exhibit complex learning

Researchers have trained bumblebees to score goals using a mini-ball.

Bumblebee becomes the first endangered bee in continental US

For the first time in history, a bee in continental US has been listed as endangered.

Bumblebees detect flowers’ electric field with their tiny hairs

Research showed flowers, and plants in general, generate an electric field and bumblebees can sense it with their tiny hairs.