Honey, It’s Electric: Bees Sense Charge On Flowers

NPR- February 22, 2013

Sutton and a team of researchers led by Daniel Robert have just uncovered a whole new layer to flower brands. “We found that flowers can use electric fields,” Sutton says. That’s right — electric fields. It turns out flowers have a slight negative charge relative to the air around them. Bumblebees have a positive charge…(Read full story here)


Bumblebees, it appears, seem to follow this rule-
If there’s a negative charge, he’ll bee a positive fool.

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