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Bee colonies suffer when exposed to a combination of pesticides

October 22nd, 2012 by Royal Holloway University of London

The behaviour of bees and the success of their colonies are significantly affected when exposed to a combination of pesticides, according to research from the School of Biological Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London published in the paper ‘Combined pesticide exposure severely affects individual-and colony-level traits in bees‘ in Nature. The researchers, Dr Richard […]

Traffic at 30 mph is too fast for children’s visual abilities, scientists reveal

November 26th, 2010 by Royal Holloway University of London

To coincide with Road Safety Week new research has been published by researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London that reveals that primary school children cannot accurately judge the speed of vehicles travelling faster than 20 mph. The researchers measured the perceptual acuity of more than one hundred children in primary schools, and calculated the […]