Honey bees have split brains like humans, study suggests

06/27/2013 | ScienceMag.org

Research suggests that honey bees may have split brains, similar to those of humans, where the left brain controls the right side of the body and vice versa. Scientists tested their theory by removing the right or the left antenna and found that the right antenna may control bee behavior. The bees missing their right antenna displayed difficulty recognizing other bees, feeding and differentiating between familiar bees and foreign bees.

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