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Buzzing bees can't resist caffeinated nectar

For many people, the best start to the day is a nice, fresh cup of joe. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on October 15 find that honey bees find caffeinated beverages—er, nectar—irresistible ...

dateOct 15, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Robotics modelled on bees

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Graz is investigating the behaviour of young honeybees immediately after hatching and successfully transfers this to robots. The bees' brood-care ...

dateSep 11, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Wild bees thrive after severe forest fires

Early results from a two-year study in southern Oregon suggest that moderate and severe forest fires create conditions that lead to greater abundance and diversity of wild bees.

dateAug 08, 2017 in Ecology
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