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Caffeinated Bees

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Aug 3, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 16:16

A lot of people use caffeine to perk up and stay on task. Bumblebees might also benefit from a caffeine “buzz” when they’re pollinating farmers’ fields. Insect behavior expert Sarah Arnold at the University of Greenwich in the UK talks about her experiments with bees and caffeine. (Segment produced by Sam Faulconer)