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Studies show that Honey Bees can’t smell flowers amid pollution

Studies show that Honey Bees can't smell flowers amid pollution

October 8, 2013

By Monte Morin Los Angeles Times (MCT) When it comes to zeroing in on nectar-rich flowers, worker honeybees rely heavily on their expert sense of smell. But new research suggests pollution from diesel exhaust may fool the honeybee’s “nose,” making their search for staple flowers all the m...

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