Getting the Springtime Buzz on Bees

29:21 minutes

With warmer weather (hopefully) just around the corner, what can we expect this spring from some of nature’s most important pollinators? Plus, new research on the electric fields in flowers and the effect of caffeine on honeybees offers fascinating glimpses into bee behavior.

Segment Guests

Gregory Sutton

Gregory Sutton is a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Bristol in Bristol, England.

Julie Mustard

Julie Mustard is assistant research professor at the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

John Ascher

John Ascher is a research scientist of invertebrate zoology at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, New York.

Meet the Producer

About Denise Chow

Denise Chow is a sci-tech editor at Live Science and a former associate producer for Science Friday.