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Friday, April 24, 2009 

Good Buzz on Bee-ing Healthy

Are we close to a "cure" for Culinary Collapse Disorder? We just might bee....
For the first time, scientists have isolated the parasite Nosema ceranae (Microsporidia) from professional apiaries suffering from honey bee colony depopulation syndrome. They then went on to treat the infection with complete success. - Science Daily
(h/t to Fallenmonk)


Speaking of the buzzy little bumbly ones, congrats to fellow blogging Santa Barbarian Chryss Yost for winning the bee naming contest at Sunset Magazine.

We’ve named the new queen Califia, after the queen of the mythical Island of California! Thanks to Chryss Yost for her suggestion on our Facebook page. - Sunset Magazine's blog "One Block Diet"

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Aww, thanks Cookie!

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