Tag: Bees

Some Amazing Facts about Numbers

Some Amazing Facts about Numbers

Numbers are fascinating and help us understand our weird and wonderful world. Ironically, much of the strangeness has to do with numbers themselves. Bees are intelligent enough to differentiate between certain numbers. On the other hand, there are some people who have trouble understanding numbers greater than four. Perhaps, this is fortunate since numbers that…

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Bees can Do Basic Mathematics

Bees can Do Basic Mathematics

Scientists reveal that bees can add or subtract provided they are given proper training.   Do you find even basic mathematics hard? The humble bees around us would politely disagree. According to a study published in ‘Science Advances’, the scientists from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) reported that bees can add or subtract…

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Bees are on the Brink of Extinction

Bees are on the Brink of Extinction

Human actions are pushing many species of bees towards extinction. Closely related to wasps, bees are integral for reproduction of plants. Bees carry out an important task called ‘Pollination’. It is the process by which pollen is transferred from the male part of the plant to the female part. When a bee lands on a…

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