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Outrageous amounts of rainfall seem to cause as much damage and concern lately as wind or storm surge, as in the stalled systems off Texas and along the eastern seaboard and the flooding in the farm belt. Why do these seemingly once-in-a-lifetime rain events catch us by surprise? Also, how exactly is remote sensing used in studying rainfall?

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I've heard that bees are responsible for a huge percentage of the food we eat. Is there something bees put on our tables that would surprise us?

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I know beekeeping in Florida is on the rise, but what percentage of colonies are commercial vs. private or hobby hives? Where are the commercial colonies that are trucked out of state headed?

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While Florida has no native honeybees, Florida does have native bees. What are they, and what role do they play in pollination?