After bumblebees drink a small droplet of really sweet sugar water, they behave like they are in a positive emotion-like state, scientists have discovered. Photo of a bee drinking a droplet of sugar water. Credit: Clint J Perry Biologists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that after bumblebees drink a small droplet … More Good food puts bees in good mood
EXETER, England — The bee findings were not what Syngenta expected to hear. The pesticide giant had commissioned James Cresswell, an expert in flowers and bees at the University of Exeter in England, to study why many of the world’s bee colonies were dying. Companies like Syngenta have long blamed a tiny bug called a … More Examining the globe-spanning, sometimes corrupt relationship of chemical companies, academics and regulators, and the powerful toxins and genetically modified seeds used to grow food in many parts of the world.