Bees sense electric charge on flowers

by Rebecca on March 9, 2013

in Animals in the News

Honey, It’s Electric: Bees Sense Charge On Flowers

by ADAM COLE

Flowers are nature’s ad men. They’ll do anything to attract the attention of the pollinators that help them reproduce. That means spending precious energy on bright pigments, enticing fragrances and dazzling patterns.

Now, scientists have found another element that contributes to flowers’ brand: their distinct electric field.

Listen to the full story at NPR


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