Archive for September 2nd, 2009

Cellphones and the honeybee mystery

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 ‘Are Cellphone Towers Part of the Honeybee Disappearance Mystery? …Mobile towers are posing a threat to honey bees in Kerala with electromagnetic radiation from mobile towers and cell phones having the potential to kill worker bees that go out to collect nectar from flowers, says a study…when a mobile phone was kept near a beehive it resulted in collapse of the colony in five to 10 days, with the worker bees failing to return home, leaving the hives with just queens, eggs and hive-bound immature bees.’

UPDATE: according to, the honeybee disappearance mystery might have a completely different cause.