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New social contact in honey bees

Jean-Christophe Sandoz’s team (Evolbee) work was published in Current Biology. A new social learning was demonstrated in honey bees. A mere social contact without food exchange allows worker bees to describe other worker bees the source of food. This article was distinguished for a dispatch in Current Biology and a breve de l’INEE.

To read the article: Social Contact Acts as Appetitive Reinforcement and Supports Associative Learning in Honeybees. Cholé H, Carcaud J, Mazeau H, Famié S, Arnold G, Sandoz JC. Curr Biol. 2019 Apr 8. pii: S0960-9822(19)30323-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.03.025.  PMID:   30982650

This entry was posted on 16 May 2019, in News.

The little things that run the world

P. Le Gall, L. Garnery et P.-A. Calatayud wrote an article about the insect decline in the United Nations journal, UN-Environment. The little things that run the world are disappearing and very few seem to care.

To read the article, please click here.

This entry was posted on 16 January 2019, in News.

Meeting with insects

P. Le Gall (DEEIT) invites you to learn about eatable insects Sunday the 20th of January at “La maison des insectes” run by OPIE.


This entry was posted on 11 January 2019, in News.