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Bee smart, bee healthy

...l Sciences, and Akram Alghamdi, Ezio Rosato and Eamonn Mallon from the University of Leicester tested the learning performance and immune responses of bumblebees from twelve colonies. The team tested the ability of 180 bees to learn that yellow flowers provided the biggest nectar rewards, and to ignore blue...

Bumblebees learn the sweet smell of foraging success

... bumblebees use flower scent to guide their nest-mates to good food sources, according ...e-dance to tell nest-mates the distance and direction of a food source. But bumblebees can't communicate geographical information in this way; instead, they relea...

Smells like bees' spirit

... bumblebees choose whether to search for food according to how...sts from Queen Mary, University of London. When bumblebees return to the nest from a successful foraging miss...vity of bees in the lab. Different colonies of bumblebees ( Bombus terrestris ) were stocked with different ...

Ecologists tease out private lives of plants and their pollinators

... long known that pollinators such as honeybees and bumblebees are often faithful to certain flowers, and have do...y on insect pollinators. They also discovered that bumblebees prefer to visit plants with the most protein-rich ...udy, Dr Mick Hanley of the University of Plymouth: bumblebees appear to fine-tune their foraging behaviour to se...

Columbine flowers develop long nectar spurs in response to pollinators

...bees, hummingbirds and hawkmoths. They found that most of the columbines' nectar spur length evolution happened during shifts in pollinators from bumblebees to hummingbirds, and from hummingbirds to hawkmoths. In between these shifts, evolution of the columbines' nectar spurs came to a halt. Whittall ...

Bumblebee house warming -- it takes a village

... All bumblebees always aren't as busy as, well, a bee. It all dep...s. To achieve optimum conditions for their young, bumblebees rely on nest thermoregulation, actively raising or...are well adapted to cooler and temperate climates, bumblebees are important pollinators of a number of food crop...

Bees solve complex colour puzzles

...Sciences, may one day lead to the design of autonomous robotic systems. In the UCL study, scientists from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology trained bumblebees to find artificial flowers of a particular colour using a nectar reward. They then tested the bees' ability to find the same flowers in scenes that we...

Bumblebees copy one another when contending with unfamiliar flowers

...rs Chittka of Queen Mary, University of London. bumblebees are highly social insects, but they do not recruit...ting. In the new study, the researchers offered bumblebees the choice between several artificial-flower clust...al initiative. It's not yet possible to say why bumblebees visit flowers that other bees are foraging on, but...
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