How Many Wings Do Bees Have?

Bees are flying insects from the Hymenoptera order. Therefore, their wings are similar to other insects from the same order such as wasps and ants. Hymenopterans are known for having 2 pairs of wings, and bees are no exception! Honey bees have 2 sets of 2 wings attached to either side of their thorax. Each …

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Why Is Honey Pasteurized?

Honey found on supermarket shelves is pasteurized because pasteurization makes the honey last longer. Pasteurization involves using heat to slow down the natural process of granulation, keeping the honey in liquid form for longer.  It also destroys yeast spores that may cause the honey to ferment. What Is Pasteurization? Pasteurization is the method of using …

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