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Virus attracts bumblebees to infected plants by changing scent

Virus attracts bumblebees to infected plants by changing scent | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Plant scientists at the University of Cambridge have found that the cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) alters gene expression in the tomato plants it infects, causing changes to air-borne chemicals - the scent - emitted by the plants
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Artificial Intelligence And Robotics Modeled After Bee Brains

Artificial Intelligence And Robotics Modeled After Bee Brains | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
features of bees, as a species, are high rationality and group cooperativeness. Thus, creating artificial intelligence and robotics modeled after bee ...

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Bee decline overshadows Endangered Species Act's 40th anniversary | Al Jazeera America

Bee decline overshadows Endangered Species Act's 40th anniversary | Al Jazeera America | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Beekeeping and environmental groups have sued the EPA over registering a new pesticide linked to bee deaths
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Sharon Bakar's curator insight, June 11, 2014 11:08 AM

"Nearly one-third of all honey bee colonies in the U.S. have vanished, the National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) has said. In some areas of the country, more than 50 percent of bees have disappeared."