Because only 15 nanograms of pesticide are enough to kill the honey bee, scientists have developed a new material that attracts and absorbs pesticide residue in them. We just can hope that this material will be on the market soon.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Honey bee colonies could be saved from collapse in the future thanks to a microscopic particle that attracts pesticides, as created by Washington State University researchers. Consider this: A grain of salt weighs 58,500 nanograms. […]