Do bees like caffeine?
In the last episode of the year, Matt and Erin talk about midges in the news and interesting honey bee behavior. Here are links to some of the research Matt mentioned in his re-occurring F.I.T. segment:
Behavioral responses of honey bees to natural and synthetic xenobiotics in food. Liao et al. 2017
Bees prefer foods containing neonicotinoid pesticides. Kessler et al. 2015
NPR story about midges:“Scientists say miniature flies are a big worry for Antarctic island”