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Rehilete Candle in Birthday Cake


Made by a family of artisans in Mexico City, the beautiful rehilete candle upholds the region’s traditions and economies through its use of melipona wax. Produced by Mayan “stingless” bees that are …

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Via qz.com

Flowers Are Eavesdropping

According to a new study, plants can “hear” when a bee passes and they subsequently create more sweet nectar to attract them. A recent study by scientists at three Tel Aviv University schools …

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Via nytimes.com

Honeybee Vaccine Offers Hope

Administered to a hive’s Queen Bee through an edible sugary solution that honeybees are attracted to (thus needle free), a new vaccine is being tested to protect the flying pollinators from microbial …