Why do bees buzz? Caffeine in nectar a memory aid

Why do bees buzz? Caffeine in nectar a memory aid

A new study says honeybees get a shot of caffeine from certain flowers, such as this citrus plant, and it perks up their memory. That spurs them to return to the same type of plant.
The coffee plant’s nectar offers about as much caffeine concentration as a cup of instant coffee, said researchers.

Why do bees buzz? Caffeine in nectar a memory aid

A new study says honeybees get a shot of caffeine from certain flowers, such as this citrus plant, and it perks up their memory. That spurs them to return to the same type of plant.
The coffee plant’s nectar offers about as much caffeine concentration as a cup of instant coffee, said researchers.
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