Today we speak with Katharine Ullman from the Entomology department about her work with honeybees and pollinators in Yolo COunty. We then speak with Bruce Haynes from the Sociology department. Prof Haynes is a specialist in race and ethnicity, whose most recent work is called "The Ghetto: Contemporary Global Issues and Controversies"
Info on honey bee swarms: http://beebiology.ucdavis.edu/HONEYBEES/swarms.html
Info on collective decision making in honey bees: http://ucanr.org/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=6634
Info on how honey bees and humans are similar: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v443/n7114/pdf/443893a.pdf
you can also look at research conducted by Brian Johnson (UC Davis Entomology) who studies honey bee behavior and evolution http://johnsonlabucdavis.wordpress.com/ and the work of Gene Robinson (U. Illinois) http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/from-society-to-genes-with-the-honey-bee/1
Info on native bees can be found at http://www.xerces.org or look at the Williams Lab website here: http://polleneaters.wordpress.com/
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