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EU Bees May Rest Easy as Dangerous Pesticide Outlawed

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On Friday, European regulators banned a widely-used class of pesticides called neonicotinoids, a move called a “huge win” and “groundbreaking” by campaigners. “The EU’s groundbreaking ban on bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides is a huge win for pollinators, people, and the planet,” said Tiffany Finck-Haynes, senior food futures campaigner for Friends of the Earth (FOE),... 

­French bees make green and blue honey after M&M feast

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Beekeepers in north eastern France have been scratching their heads after the hives began to produce a weird colored substance instead of regular honey. They think candy M&Ms are to blame. The bees around the town of Ribeauville in the Alsace region have been carrying an unidentified colored substance back to their hives since August. The keepers have done a bit of sleuthing and think the Agrivolar... 

World's Earliest Dental Filling Discovered in Slovenia

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A prehistoric tooth with a cavity filled by beeswax Italian researchers using x-ray imaging have discovered the earliest dental filling in a broken Stone Age tooth dating back to some 6500 years ago. The groundbreaking discovery demonstrates a surprisingly sophisticated knowledge of dentistry in the far past era. The fossilized jawbone, which is believed to have belonged to a 24 to 30-year-old, was... 
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