Honey Bees can solve hairy mathematical problems

Honey Bees can solve hairy mathematical problems
Pretend you have to visit six stores and they’re all at six separate locations. What’s the shortest distance you can travel while visiting all six? Mathematicians call this the “travelling salesman problem,” and it can even stump some computers. But for our honey bees, it’s a snap - they fly the shortest route possible between flowers. So far, they’re the only animals known to solve the problem.

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