Intelligence test shows bees can learn to solve tasks from other bees

   Intelligence test shows bees can learn to solve tasks from other bees What does it take to teach a bee to use tools? A little time, a good teacher and an enticing incentive. A bee collects pollen from a dandelion blossom on a lawn in Klosterneuburg, Austria. Photo by Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters Bees may have … Continue reading Intelligence test shows bees can learn to solve tasks from other bees

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Year’s Best Biological Photos Capture the Artistry of Science and Photos by Igor Siwanowicz

 Photos by Igor Siwanowicz Photographer and neurobiologist Igor Siwanowicz captures the striking complexity of insects using a laser-scanning microscope. “His brilliantly colored images show the tree-like structures of moth antennas, the wild details of barnacle legs, and the otherworldly shapes of plant spores. The photos are made with a confocal laser-scanning microscope capable of ‘seeing’ … Continue reading Year’s Best Biological Photos Capture the Artistry of Science and Photos by Igor Siwanowicz