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In the News: Counting Bees, or Bees Counting?

Check out “Bees Can Count” from http://www.LiveScience.com.  Heres and excerpt

…at the Australian National University, Marie Dacke and Mandyam V. Srinivasan trained European honeybees to pass a particular number of colored stripes in a tunnel to get a food reward, which was placed by a stripe. When they removed the food, the bees still returned to the same stripe.”

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September 27, 2008 - Posted by | science | , , , ,

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