Bumble bees sense electric fields on flowers
- 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