Putting Bumble Bees in a Box Might Help Scientists Study Their Nesting Ecology

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Bumble bee nests can be hard to find and study, so researchers hope they can create artificial nest boxes for them to use and be observed more easily. But will bumble bees use such boxes? New research offers some clues about optimal design and placement of bumble bee “domiciles.”

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