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Old May 31st, 2016 #1
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Default See how bees sense a flower's electric field

See how bees sense a flower's electric field

Bumblebees use their body hair to detect weak electric fields, a new study finds. Researchers even caught the process on video.

As bumblebees bumble around your backyard, a hidden force might be helping them find flowers. Beyond sight and smell, these plump pollinators also have an uncanny knack for sensing flower power in the air and now we finally know how.


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