Bees are addicted to pesticides: study

April 26, 2015 12:21 PM

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Bees might have become addicted to common pesticides, a new study by a group of researchers from Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin suggests.

According to the recently released research report, honeybees and buff-tailed bumblebees are unable to taste three most commonly used neonicotinoid pesticides and thus the tiny creatures don't avoid these pesticides.

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