Sunday, August 08, 2010

Honeybees 'Cleverer in the Morning'

By Victoria Gill, BBC News, 8/7/2010

Bees may have evolved to be "cleverer" in the mornings to help them forage The earliest rising bee catches the best flower and ultimately the best meal, according to research.

A study has found that bees are better at learning new odours in the morning.

This early brain power may have evolved to help the insects sniff out flowering plants and forage for nectar more efficiently…

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