Australian Native Bee Conference 2022 – Program released!
The program for the ANBC in Sydney in June is now up on the website. It’s not too late to register and spend a weekend catching up on everything new in the world of our amazing native bees! Details here: https://www.anba.org.au/notices/conference-program-2022/
Madeleine Beekman on the Scientific Sense podcast
Click the post heading above and then this link to listen to Madeleine’s interview on Scientific Sense.
Unravelling a biological mystery: why we inherit more maternal DNA
Click the post heading above and then this link to read this fantastic new piece of Sci Comm by Madeleine. Beekman, which discusses why uniparental inheritance of mtDNA is the norm.
What does the Queen actually do, anyway?
Monarchies may be outdated – unless you’re a bee Insect societies are some of the most complex known to science. Indeed, the insect groups best known for their social success – ants, bees, wasps and termites – are perhaps the only animals that rival humans in the sheer scale of the societies they form. …