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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By Jan. 14, 2014


Robot bees take first flight

Harvard University researchers have conducted the first controlled flight of so-called "RoboBees," which weigh less than a tenth of a gram.

By May. 2, 2013


Buzzworthy: 80,000 bees '3B print' a bottle

A recent project for Dewar's whisky involved employing hordes of bees to "print" beeswax sculptures.

By Jul. 10, 2013


Engineers hope to upload bees' brains into robots

Researchers in the U.K. hope to create "bionic bees" by scanning honey bees' brains and uploading them into autonomous flying robots. And they're not even doing it for a sci-fi film.

By Oct. 3, 2012


Car Tech helps you navigate the birds and the bees

A car can say a lot about a person. CNET has chosen the five cars that represent the types of people you are likely to date, from very green Nissan Leaf to the outdoorsy Subaru Impreza.

By Feb. 14, 2012


Samsung Galaxy Note 2, 4G D-Day, robot bees in Podcast 308

Pin back your ears as we tackle 4G, the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, technology squabbles, and robots with bee brains.

By Oct. 5, 2012


Study: Bees are smarter than computers

Research shows that bees can solve highly complex mathematical problems far quicker than computers. But can they code?

By Oct. 25, 2010


Are cell phones killing off bees?

Researchers in India suggest that cell phone radiation is causing the decline in the bee population and collapse of hives.

By Jun. 1, 2010


Loaded: The birds and the bees

Microsoft has been ordered to stop selling Word, we have tentative pricing and a release date for the HD Zune, and your kids may be turning to YouTube for sex ed.

By Aug. 12, 2009


Bomb-detecting bees work for food

U.K. company uses bees to sniff out bombs. And they're happy to do the job, the company says.

By Sep. 13, 2007