February 7

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Will Their Sense of Smell Ultimately Help Honey Bees to Survive?

By Rich Sobel

February 7, 2020

colony collapse, death, Honey Bees, insects, mites, senses, smell, viruses

Honey Bees are dying at an unprecedented rate! The bees use their sense of smell to remove dead and dying bees from the hive and some bees do it better than others. Is this a trait that beekeepers can use to help stop their hives from dying out? More….

Rich Sobel

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Rich writes about creatures he finds fascinating and complex biological issues to help you better understand them. Bonus: You might find biology fun and creative as well as informative!

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