Honeybees' In-flight Services

Today's New York Times has this: "Why Wait for the Hive? Honeybees Get to Work In Flight, Study Says."The new research, conducted in South Africa, suggests that honeybees begin evaporating the water in nectar immediately after collecting it, while en route back to the hive. It was previously thought that the process of evaporating the water occurred strictly within the hive itself.

How do they do it? Check out this short and sweet little article on the marvelous efficiency of the honeybee to find out.

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