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A honeybee forages for nectar and pollen from an oilseed rape flower....
Two new studies published in the journal Nature point to a connection between a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids and a decline in bee health. What's bad for bees is bad for crops, too.
A man and his beard: Will Forte plays a man seeking companionship in a world...
Forte tells Fresh Air about landing a job on Saturday Night Live and learning on the set of Nebraska that acting is "all about commitment."
Donald Palumbo became the Met's chorus master in the 2007-2008 season. He sa...
Donald Palumbo is the Metropolitan Opera's chorus master. He tells Fresh Air about "stagger breathing," how singers protect their voices and how he never had formal training.