Month: April 2011

Eric Mussen’s Apiculture Newsletter

Eric Mussen’s Apiculture Newsletter

Eric Mussen, a professor at UC Davis, writes: When we started using the antibiotic, we did not know that Nosema was a fungus. We knew that fumagillin was being tested as an anticancer chemical. but, we didn’t hear that fumagillin wipes out mammalian immune systems. […]

Cell Entombment

Cell Entombment

A Guardian article describes cell entombment: But the bees’ last ditch efforts to save themselves appear to be unsuccessful – the entombing behavior is found in many hives that subsequently die off, according to Pettis. The presence of entombing is the biggest single predictor of […]

KirkWebster.com

KirkWebster.com

Never thought it would happen, but Kirk Webster has a web site at www.kirkwebster.com. It’s a repository for all his writing since 2005. And will contain his new observations. Anything that Kirk writes is worth reading. And now it’s easier than ever. Check it out. […]