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2609Bumble bees sense electric fields on flowers

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  • Charles
    Feb 22, 2013
      Hi all, Scientific America, 2/21/13 online news date:

      "Bumble Bees Sense Electric fields on Flowers".

      This morning National Public Radio gave word of the sciece elegant and simple experiment protocol: fake flowers with either surgar water..or quinine water At 80% the negative charge of the flowers (negative charges maintained on natural pollens)...at 80% level..the negative charge attracted the bees.

      My links are terrible..here goes:

      http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?d=bumblebees-sense-electric-fields-in-flowers all the best, charlie guevara