Pesticides Fail to Kill Bees, Succeed at Making Them Dumber
Bad news, bees. Two new studies found that two separate pesticides adversely affect the part of a bee's brain that is responsibly for its ability to learn, and when used in combination the effects are even worse. It turns out spraying things with poisonous chemicals might have side effects. Who knew?Read on...
Oldest Known Evidence of Pollinating Insect Found Trapped in Amber
Interesting bugs found trapped in amber aren't solely the realm of Jurassic Park; it happens in real life too. In this case, however, the imprisioned bug doesn't contain dino DNA or anything so crazy but it does contain the oldest evidence of pollination ever found, dating back over a 100 million years.Read on...