Treasures of Oz

Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County

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Scientists at Arizona State University recently discovered that when mature members of a hive assume the duties of younger bees, namely staying home and looking after the babies, they're able to stave off the physical and mental effects of aging. Older bees that leave the nest to gather food begin aging very quickly and demonstrate diminished mental acuity.

Read more: http://www.care2.com/Bees