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Video of the Week

Beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder

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Video of the Week #102, July 25th, 2013: From: Well, I'll BEE...Bees See UV by Cheryl Murphy at the Guest Blog. Source: Cheryl Murphy on YouTube Many animals can sense the environment differently that we humans do. For example, bees can perceive ultraviolet light. To capitalize on that ability, many flowers have evolved UV "landing strips" for bees. We cannot see them directly with our own eyes, but we can see - and enjoy the fascinating ingenuity of nature - through science and its discoveries.

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