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‘Sniffer BEES’ have successfully spotted explosives in a warzone

‘Sniffer BEES’ have successfully spotted explosives in a warzone

The bees led mine clearance teams to unexploded bombs in Croatia after they were trained to hone in on the smell of explosives, according to research from St Andrews University.

Source: www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5843835/Sniffer-BEES-successfully-spotted-explosives-former-Yugoslavian-warzone.html

Antibiotic resistance among disease-causing bacteria is of global concern, as some last-resort drugs can no longer cure common illnesses such as urinary tract infections. To make matters worse, researchers from Arizona State University and Norwegian University of Life Sciences have discovered that our very own gut bacteria may be perpetuating the resistance. Scientists uncovered this startling finding while investigating the microbial life in honey bee guts.

Source: asunow.asu.edu/20171215-asu-scientists-discover-gut-bacteria-bees-spread-antibiotic-resistant-genes-each-other

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