Swarms of Sensor-Wearing Bees Could Monitor Crops Better Than Drones
Bumblebees carrying electronic sensor backpacks could monitor crops like agricultural drones.
Scientists Used a Little Bee Puppet to Teach Real Bees How to Play Bee ‘Soccer’
A new experiment tests out bees’ abilities to learn new skills.
Bees Can Count to Four, Display Emotions, and Teach Each Other New Skills
Recent studies provide insight into the cognitive power of one of the planet’s tiniest brains.
Another Reason We Can’t Live Without Bees: They Can Deliver Pesticides
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This Is What a CT Scan of a Bumblebee's Brain Looks Like
Researchers have used new micro-CT imaging to see inside a bee’s brain.
Bumblebees Are Teaching Smart Cars How To Drive
New research is using the flight of the bumblebee to figure out how to program smart cars.
Rising Temperatures Are Squishing Bumblebee Habitats
The southern portion of bumblebee ranges is moving northward in North America and Europe, while their northern range remains the same.
Bees Might Be Addicted to Nicotine-Like Insecticides That Are Killing Them
Two new scientific studies reveal not only that wild bees might reproduce less frequently when exposed to certain insecticides — but they might also become addicted to the chemicals.
Tiny Tracking Chips Will Help Us Understand Why Bees Are Dying
RFID chips are already used to track bees, but a new design boosts their signal to provide more data on bee behavior.
Bees That Fly Together Die Together
More evidence that honeybees and bumblebees are sharing diseases between one another.