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News Articles Featuring Kate Anton
Oct 18, 2023
Female honeybees may pass down ‘altruistic’ genes
Honeybee genes might make workers serve the queen above themselves
Oct 12, 2023
Honey bees may inherit altruistic behavior from their mothers
True altruism is rare behavior in animals, but a new study by Penn State researchers has found that honey bees display this trait. Additionally, they found that an evolutionary battle of genetics may determine the parent they inherit it from.
Jul 26, 2023
Workshop empowers beekeepers to breed more resilient honey bees
Honey bees are crucial for pollinating crops, but in Northeastern states, according to Penn State researchers, more than 40% of honey bee colonies die each winter partly due to susceptibility to parasites and pathogens.
Apr 01, 2019
Online tool identifies best and safest places to keep bees
A new online tool, developed by entomologists from Penn State University in partnership with Purdue University, the University of Illinois, the University of Minnesota and Dickinson College, helps them do just that.
Apr 01, 2019
Introducing Beescape: A New Online Tool and Community to Support Bees
A new online tool and community, called Beescape, enables beekeepers, or anyone interested in bees, to understand the specific stressors to which the bees in their managed hives, home gardens or farms are exposed, according to researchers at Penn State.