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bees

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Intel's Edison joins the quest to save the bees

Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.

By August 24, 2015

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Watch what happens when you disturb a hive of 40,000 killer bees

A film crew making a Smithsonian Channel documentary about bees captures slo-mo footage of an attacking swarm of angry killer bees that will you make you thankful you're not a documentary-film maker.

By August 15, 2015

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Flying bee robot uses an insect-inspired eye

BeeRotor is the first aerial robot that can fly over uneven terrain using visual input to stabilise -- not an accelerometer.

By March 10, 2015

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Watch a squadron of bees build a giant teapot

A designer in Rotterdam got 60,000 bees to help him create a one-of-a-kind sculpture, and you can watch them work.

By February 23, 2015

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New beehive harvests honey without bugging bees (pictures)

The Flow Hive, set for a Kickstarter crowdfunding debut, introduces a simple new way to harvest honey from a backyard beehive without stressing the bees or the beekeeper.

9 Images By February 20, 2015

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Robo-bees, hacking the human body, and more on Tomorrow Daily

A RoboBee the size of a quarter is making waves today. It's not quite ready to start filling in for bee hives around the world, but we're okay with that. We're a little worried about the possibility of these bees turning into angry, killer robo-bees.

By August 7, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 032: Hacking the human body, 3D-printed birds, robo-bees, and more

On today's show, we discuss how one student is using Oculus Rift and Kinect to 'hack' other people's bodies, 3D-printed birds created to protect real birds, and a Harvard researcher's RoboBee.

By August 7, 2014

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Aircraft landing system turns to plan bee

Australian researchers have taken inspiration from bees to develop an autonomous aircraft landing system that operates independently of outside technology.

By June 29, 2014

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Google challenges you to a spelling bee with 'Spell Up' for Chrome

Spell for points with a new Google-built Chrome game that pumps up your spelling while testing your word skills.

By May 13, 2014

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Forget sharks. These other animals are more likely to kill you

CDC data shows that cows kill more people in the US on average than the feared stars of "Jaws." Also, if you dream a cute, cud-chewing creature is killing you, you're probably eating too much dairy.

By June 20, 2015