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Young, hive-bound bees befuddled by common chemicals

Even bees that never leave the hive can be exposed to insecticides and herbicides that affect their sense of taste and reduce their ability to learn. Tanya Loos reports.

Young worker bees exposed to neonicotinoids and glyphosate suffered an impaired sense of taste and damage to their memories.
Young worker bees exposed to neonicotinoids and glyphosate suffered an impaired sense of taste and damage to their memories.