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Bomb Detecting Bees

Duration: 02:41

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.

Available since: Thu 25 Nov 2010


Peter Sallis
Jem Stansfield
Ashley Jensen

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Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention Come to Your Senses

4/6 Wallace and Gromit experience the world through the five senses.

First broadcast: 24 Nov 2010

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