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Decoding the honeybee dance could lead to healthier hives

Bees have evolved a unique, and ingenious, way to communicate with each other doing the waggle dance. By shaking their abdomens in a particular way, a bee can tell others in its hive the specific direction and distance of a food source or a new site for a nest.  Researchers now believe that decoding this information-packed dance further could reveal a link between bees' brains and how the surrounding environment affects them.  Read more...

 

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