A honeybee visits a flower at the Mughal Gardens at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, on Feb. 12. The mysterious 4-year-old crisis of disappearing honeybees is deepening. A quick federal survey indicates a heavy bee die-off this winter, while a new study shows honeybees' pollen and hives laden with pesticides. Two federal agencies along with regulators in California and Canada are scrambling to figure out what is behind this relatively recent threat.
From fusion energy to honeybee colony collapse, President Obama comes across as a serious science geek, says his chief advisor on science and technology.
Honeybee populations are under attack but the founders of nonprofit HoneyLove believe bees' best future is in cities.
Beekeepers are using empty public land around Seattle-Tacoma Airport to breed and distribute healthier strains of honeybees.