Mapping the flight of the bumblebee
22 September 2010 Last updated at 06:14 BST
Bumblebees are being studied to find out how they organise their nectar-collecting journeys.
Researchers from the Royal Holloway University of London are monitoring a colony of trained bees inside a flight cage in Surrey.
They're hoping to find out more about how the bees forage and optimise their flight paths.
Dr Nigel Raine explains how the experiment works.