Big bumblebees learn locations of best flowers — ScienceDaily

Big bumblebees take time to learn the locations of the best flowers, new research shows. Meanwhile smaller bumblebees — which have a shorter flight range and less carrying capacity — don’t pay special attention to flowers with the richest nectar. University of Exeter scientists examined the “learning flights” which most bees perform after leaving flowers. […]

Big bumblebees learn locations of best flowers

IMAGE: A bumblebee on a flower. view more  Credit: Natalie Hempel de Ibarra Big bumblebees take time to learn the locations of the best flowers, new research shows. Meanwhile smaller bumblebees – which have a shorter flight range and less carrying capacity – don’t pay special attention to flowers with the richest nectar. University of […]

Diversity, severity of autism symptoms linked to mutation locations

NEW YORK, NY (Dec. 22, 2020)–One of the most recognizable characteristics of autism is an amazing diversity of associated behavioral symptoms. Clinicians view autism as a broad spectrum of related disorders, and the origin of the disease’s heterogeneity has puzzled scientists, doctors, and affected families for decades. In a recent study, researchers at Columbia University […]