Scientists at Freie Universität Berlin and the Bernstein Centre in Berlin have traced odour memory to a certain area of the bee brain. How successful bees are in their search for food depends to a certain extent on how well they can, based on their [...]
Honeybees can learn to avoid nectar containing natural plant toxins but will eat it when there is no alternative, scientists at Newcastle University have found. This means that in areas dominated [...]
Are bees addicted to caffeine and nicotine?
In another interesting piece of research, the University of Haifa team look at how bees prefer nectar with caffeine in it.
Bees prefer nectar with small amounts of nicotine and caffeine over nectar that does not comprise these substances at all, a study [...]
In some fascinating research, we learn that we are not the only creatures to enjoy the idea of a warming drink when we are cold. Bees warm up with a drink, too!
A study by insect scientists Drs Melanie Norgate and Adrian Dyer working at the [...]
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