Topic: Bee
spelling bee competition
May 29, 2014

Spelling Bee competition

Speller Neha Seshadri of Novi, Michigan, participates during round two of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition in National Harbor, Maryland. Spellers Isabel Cholbi (R) of San Bernardino, California and Allison Grace Grygar (L) of San Diego, California hi-five each other during round ...

paltrow bee treatment
February 02, 2014

Paltrow got bee treatment

California: Gwyneth Paltrow was once stung by a bee in the name of beauty. The 42-year-old actress is always the first to try the latest skincare trends, but believes apitherapy - which uses the insect’s venom for medicinal purposes - was perhaps one step too far. She told Marie Claire ...

bee sting therapy
August 14, 2013

Bee sting therapy causing a buzz in China

BEIJINGAFPPatients in China are swarming to acupuncture clinics to be given bee stings to treat or ward off life-threatening illness, practitioners say.More than 27,000 people have undergone the painful technique - each session can involve dozens of punctures - at Wang Menglin’s clinic in ...

pesticides hit queen bee
March 31, 2012

Pesticides hit queen bee numbers

NEW research has begun to unravel the mystery of why bees are disappearing in alarming numbers worldwide: Some of the pesticides most commonly used by farmers appear to be changing bee behavior in small but fatal ways.In Thursday’s issue of the journal Science, two teams of researchers ...

Death Toll South Africa Bus Crash Rises 31
October 08, 2008, 9:28 am

Death toll in South Africa bus crash rises to 31

Police in South Africa said on Wednesday that the death toll in an accident when a bus plunged into a river in the northeastern Mpumalanga province has risen to 31. "The death toll in the accident which happened yesterday has risen from 27 to 31," police spokesman superintendent Abie ...