Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 8, 2021

A caffeine buzz helps bees learn to find specific flowers

ScienceDaily reports

Researchers have shown that feeding bumble bees caffeine helps them better remember the smell of a specific flower with nectar inside. While previous studies have shown that bees like caffeine and will more frequently visit caffeinated flowers to get it, this study shows that consuming caffeine in their nest actually helps bees find certain flowers outside of the nest.

Read more at  A caffeine buzz helps bees learn to find specific flowers — ScienceDaily


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