A beehive is a wondrous society of order and precision. In the summertime, there are over 40,000 bees packed inside a few wooden boxes. How do they cooperate so well to make delicious honey?
From time to time, customers ask us if our honey is organic. As applied to food, "organic" generally means that the food was grown without any synthetic inputs, such as pesticides, herbicides, or chemical fertilizers and was also harvested or processed without any solvents, irradiation or dyes.
Aristotle was a Greek scientist and philosopher who lived from 384-322 B.C. His thirst for knowledge was unquenchable, and his extensive writings cover many subjects including the sciences, the arts, logic, language . . . and bees.
When honey is pure and kept in a tightly sealed container so that no moisture gets into the jar, it can last forever. Literally.
Australian scientists glued radio transmitters onto 5,000 bees to track their movements. What did they learn?