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Beetle larvae fool male bees by mimicking a female’s scent

According to a new study, the beetle’s larvae attract the males of a solitary desert bee using chemicals that mimic a female’s pheromones. Read more

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Senator Burns want to use bees to find landmines

U.S. Senator Conrad Burns wants to appropriate $5 million to use honey bees to find land mines and other buried explosives. Read more

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Honeybee brain picks up on right scent

A honeybee’s ability to smell scent appears to be linked to the right side of its brain, according to a new ANU study that could show how right and left ‘handedness’ evolved in other species. Read more

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