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Bees follow scent patterns on flowers

June 15, 2018

Bees don’t just follow visual patterns on flowers. They also follow patterns of scent, a team of British researchers found. A study published in the Proceedings ...

Sick bees choose healthier food sources

March 12, 2018

Sick bees tend to consume higher-quality pollen compared to healthy bees, according to new research. In a study published in Microbial Ecology, researchers were ...

The good bacteria are in the flowers

September 28, 2016

Flowers might be a hot spot for transmission of bacteria to bees, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing, according to recent research. As part of a study ...

Pollution may send pollinators off-course

July 21, 2016

For pollinating insects, the scent of a flower is no mere sensory treat. It is a beacon showing the way to essential resources. But air pollution can destroy those ...
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