Bees Use Hidden Patterns In Flowers

Scientists have shown that bees can use polarisation patterns to identify flowers and improve foraging efficiency, but only if the flowers face downwards.

Polarized Light Guides Honeybees To Honey Source

Honeybees use the pattern of polarized light in the sky, invisible to humans, to direct one another to a honey source, according to a study.

Bee Sensors Take Flight To Help Farmers

Thousands of honey bees in Australia are being fitted with tiny sensors in an effort to monitor the insects and their environment.

Bees Remain Altruistic When The Queen Dies

A new study has shown that honeybees show remarkable altruism towards their colony even when faced with the collapse of their colony.