Heard on Campus: Maryann Frazier on vanishing bees

 

“Bees are good at collecting everything in their environment, and they've gathered a lot of pesticides -- on average, we've found six pesticides per pollen sample." – Maryann Frazier, senior extension associate in the Department of Entomology
 
Frazier hosted the fifth Research Unplugged conversation of the fall season on Wednesday, Nov. 12. She discussed "Vanishing Bees: What is Happening to Honey Bees and Other Pollinators" with a packed house of colleagues and community members in the gallery of Penn State's Downtown Theatre. A full podcast of the event will be available on iTunesU and the Research|Penn State Web site http://www.rps.psu.edu/ on Monday, Nov. 17.
 
Research Unplugged is an informal lecture series hosted by Penn State's Office of Research Publications and held at noon Wednesdays in Penn State's Downtown Theatre Center. The afternoon begins with a brief introduction of the topic, followed by an open floor for questions, comments and discussion. The event is free to the public. Complimentary coffee and light refreshments are served.
 
For information, visit http://www.rps.psu.edu/unplugged/.

 

 

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Last Updated November 18, 2010