They are really incredible. These smart insects have a way to resist some toxic compounds. But be careful with chemicals, we will need honey in the future, too.
WHAT’S THE BUZZ Honeybees (shown) and bumblebees can resist a type of neonicotinoid insecticide thanks to a family of enzymes that metabolize toxic compounds. Honeybees and bumblebees have a way to resist toxic compounds in some widely used insecticides. These bees make enzymes that help the insects break down […]