Entrepreneurs create effective method against bee harming pest

A group of entrepreneurs in Veracruz have designed a “smart” system to contain larvae growth of the mite Varroa destructor among the bee population, which reduces the production of honey by as much as 50 percent when it invades the hives http://phys.org/news/2014-11-entrepreneurs-effective-method-bee-pest.html

Research helps steer mites from bees

A Simon Fraser University chemistry professor has found a way to sway mites from their damaging effects on bees that care and feed the all-important queen bee: http://www.sfu.ca/pamr/media-releases/2014/research-helps-steer-mites-from-bees.html