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IL Entomology Professor Advocates—Save Honeybees

Experts in the field of entomology—the study of insects—have been studying the ongoing crisis of declining honeybee populations, hoping to not only save honeybees from extinction but also get them flourishing again like that of previous years. One such expert, Dr. May Berenbaum, has been studying the chemical mechanisms between insects and their host plants her…

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The Honeybee Brain

How Our Brains are Similar to the Honeybee In many respects, the honeybee’s brain is not as cognitively advances as humans but at the same time, humans and honeybees have a number of things in common. For example, human brains contain tens of billions of neurons that send signals throughout the body, while honey bees…

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