Pesticides give bees a hard time

In high doses, a new pesticide impairs the taste and learning capabilities as well as the memory of bees.
Credit: Ricarda Scheiner

Scientists from the University of Würzburg have investigated the impact of a new pesticide on the honeybee. In high doses, it has a negative impact on the insects’ taste and cognition ability.

In February 2018, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) confirmed that the pesticide group of neonicotinoids is ha…..