Doctors are trying to use bees to detect diabetes. (WBZ-TV).

Boston Researchers Train Bees To Detect Diabetes

The students are hoping to use this research on bees to look for other diseases that can be detected on a person’s breath like tuberculosis and cancer.


A bumble bee collects nectar. (Photo credit: Wolfgang Kumm/AFP/Getty Images)

Spring Training Buzz: Red Sox-Yankees Game Delayed By Bees

A spring training game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees created a buzz.



Local Beekeepers Say Mosquito Spraying Also Wiping Out Bees

Spraying designed to decrease the mosquito population is also wiping out bees.


(Photo Credit: THOMAS KIENZLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Pesticide Likely To Blame For Drop In Honey Bee Population

Honeybees are a critical part of our food supply, but they’re disappearing at an alarming rate. Dr. Alex Lu of Harvard, though, believes he’s solved the mystery.


Avid beekeeper and owner of The Beekeeper's Warehouse in Woburn, Nancy Mangion. (Photo by Mary Blake)

‘Urban’ Beekeeping Becoming Popular In Boston Area

Urban beekeeping is becoming a popular hobby in the Boston area.



Gardening With Gutner: The Importance Of Bee Pollination

This week on Gardening With Gutner, Todd traveled to Parlee Farms in Tyngsboro, MA, where he met with bee keeper Andrew Reseska.