Bomb Detecting Bees

Bees have an incredibly acute sense of smell. Many more times sensitive than both humans and dogs, bees have the ability to detect bombs and are incredibly easy to train.

Dr. Adam Hart explains the theory behind this natural phenomenon and shows us how to train bees, using sugar as a reward every time they get it right.

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3 minutes


Role Contributor
WallacePeter Sallis
ParticipantJem Stansfield
NarratorAshley Jensen

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