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June 2017

Hives for Humanity: Using bees for social empowerment in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Photo: Sarah Common
A Canadian mother-daughter team is bringing life and colour to the Hastings homeless community by installing therapeutic apiaries and gardens. Continue reading “Hives for Humanity: Using bees for social empowerment in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside”
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Insights into the life of a Varroa mite

Photo: Alison McAfee
VARROA DESTRUCTOR MITES are the number one reason for honey bee colony losses. And yet, we know extremely little about their fundamental biology.

Continue reading “Insights into the life of a Varroa mite”

Tell me a story: What Beakerhead taught me about the spirit of SciComm

In an era littered with misinformation, scientists feel more pressure than ever to make their point and make it stick. Thankfully, Beakerhead is here to help. Continue reading “Tell me a story: What Beakerhead taught me about the spirit of SciComm”

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