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Bees build a 'mental map' to navigate their way to the hive

The generous three-week flowering period of colza offers colonies rapid demographic growth. A forager flies back to the beehive with a crop full of nectar as its fellow bees frenetically fan the flight board to regulate temperature inside the colony.

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Millions of bees dropped dead after GMO corn was planted few weeks ago in Ontario, Canada. The local bee keeper, Dave Schuit who produces honey in Elmwood lost about 37 million bees which are about 600 hives. “Once the corn started to get planted our bees died by the millions,” …