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honeybee with mite

A MITE MISUNDERSTOOD  Long a scourge of honeybees, Varroa destructor mites may have been misunderstood for decades. It’s not bee “blood” they’re after, a study finds.

Prosecco vineyard

BURST YOUR BUBBLY  High-quality prosecco vineyards are losing 400 million kilograms of soil every year, researchers calculate.

KAGRA experiment

DEEP AND COLD  Chilled mirrors and an underground hideout (shown) should help the KAGRA experiment in its upcoming search for gravitational waves.

nerve cells

TINY REVEAL  A powerful new technique reveals tiny, message-receiving bumps that dot nerve cells’ surfaces (green), called dendritic spines, in a mouse brain.

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