TITLE

G. I. BEES: The largest source of funding for apiary research comes from the Pentagon and the U.S. military

AUTHOR(S)
Conrad, Ross
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Bee Culture;May2010, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of honey bees as a military weapon in the U.S. It reveals that the biggest source of funding for apiary research came from the Pentagon and the U.S. military in an effort to make a new entomology in an age of empire. Moreover, it states that the instrumentalization of the honey bees is involved in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funded program called the Hybrid Insect Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (HI-MEMS) project.
ACCESSION #
50332101

 

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