Firefighters sprayed the bees with foam to rescue the family.
Firefighters and paramedics who responded to the incident attempted to save the man, however, he could not be resuscitated and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A video being shared across social media shows the bees attacking the hornet after it enters their colony, and roasting it to death.
Scientists in Washington state are working to eradicate the first observations of a hornet species that had never been detected in North America until late last year.
Asian giant hornets are known to be capable of killing people with some regularity, including up to 50 per year in Japan, but they're more dangerous to honey bee populations, with the capability to kill 40 bees in a minute.
According to new research, Israeli acute paralysis virus (IAPV) can manipulate bees' behavior so that infected individuals can enter new colonies.
Collaborating with The Honeybee Conservancy, Google Doodle shares fun facts and advice on helping bees this Earth Day.
"The most interesting about bees is their communication," said entomologist Morgan Carr-Markell.
Researchers studying insecticide use on U.S. crops show that overall use has declined in the last 20 years, but what is being used is more toxic to bees.
Researchers places bees in water and watch them do what is know as hydrofoiling.
The report includes dozens of studies from across the world and highlights the widespread decline of insect populations.
Drunk bees have been spotted around Australia's Parliament House thanks to a change in the weather.
Curiously, scientists found the insects cared for pupae who don't actually need to be fed.
H. Terminalis is among nine newly identified bee species which are described in a study published in the journal Zootaxa.
More than a third of the 274 species of bees in Sweden are declining or at risk of declining. "A big problem is that they lack places to live," says McDonald's Sweden in a statement.
Scientists tracked queens during a period in their lives when they collect a lifetime's worth of sperm from males.
In a "bee treadmill" experiment, the pesticide reduced the length of time and distance that the insects could fly.
Concern has been growing about the effects of agricultural pesticides on the health of bees.
Report reveals how bees responded to the eclipse—with just one single buzz during the darkest moments.
The bees' prevalence of Deformed Wing Virus decreased more than 800-fold.
Researchers investigated why wasps are seen in such a negative light.
Researchers think the body remained undiscovered for 13 years.
The substances attack insects' central nervous systems and can even hinder birds' ability to navigate.
A Manchester city worker was stung more than 200 times while trying to cut down a tree damaged by a recent storm.
Tom Mizell says that God helped him when he was attacked by a "black cloud" of bees.
Scientists simulated global warming inside bee nests to find out what happens if the Earth continues to warm at the predicted pace.