Honey bees rally to their queen via ‘game of telephone’

04/12/2021
Media credits: Dmitry Grigoriev
Media credits: Dmitry Grigoriev

(Science) -- "Buzz. Buzz. The queen is that way," said one honey bee to another. "Pass it on."

Honey bees can't speak, of course, but scientists have found that the insects combine teamwork and odor chemicals to relay the queen's location to the rest of the colony, revealing an extraordinary means of long distance, mass communication...(read more)