Emotions

The Bee Diaries : Harsh parables from nature

Nature and animals have evolved and developed perfectly according to their ecological niche and have singularly particular functions to perform. Generally speaking whilst learning biology and animal behavior we as teachers and scientists focus intensely on the mechanism involved and the life cycle and species specific behavior. However what we miserably fail to address is… Continue reading The Bee Diaries : Harsh parables from nature

Health & Beauty, Makeup

The Bee Diaries : The Chemistry of Makeup

Take any beauty product, makeup or skincare cream, hand, foot or body lotion turn it around and look at the ingredients, most probably you will find beeswax as the first or main component. Little had I known that extensive studies and research in molecular biology, biochemistry and entomology of the humble honey bee (click here… Continue reading The Bee Diaries : The Chemistry of Makeup