Bumblebees Demonstrate the Power of Insect Brains

Never underestimate the power of the bee brain.

In the latest triumph for one of humanity’s favorite insects, bumblebees learned how to push a ball to the center of a platform for a sugary treat.

That may not make them a threat on the chess board, but soccer or even Skee-Ball might be within their intellectual grasp — if it were scaled down in size, of course.

Continue reading at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/23/science/bumblebees-insect-brains-video.html

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