A Probiotic May Help Save the Bees

A Probiotic May Help Save the Bees
A Probiotic May Help Save the Bees
One bee guarding his echinacea from another

Two bees, one sitting nicely on a pink echinacea, another about to fight him for that privilege. Or ask him nicely if there's space for him as well. (c) Harold Lloyd—Getty Images

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1. Here’s how the same probiotic that’s in your morning yogurt could save the honey bees.

By the Lawson Research Institute

2. Science’s next great breakthrough will probably be made by an amateur.

By Nathan Hurst in Smithsonian

3. Could the Amazon-Whole Foods deal change the way we get our food?

By Steve Holt in Civil Eats

4. We need Tunisia in the fight against ISIS. So why cut aid to the country?

By Sarah Yerkes at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

5. Talent agencies want to solve Hollywood's diversity problem.

By Madeline Berg in Forbes

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