It turns out that bees “can solve complex mathematical problems which keep computers busy for days” according to a study by scientists at Royal Holloway, University of London and recently reported in the Guardian Newspaper.

Read the article about how bee brains can best solve the “travelling salesman” problem by finding the quickest and most efficient route to visit flowers over a large distance.

We Beekeepers always knew that bees were clever little creatures – but now we have proof that they really are one of nature’s most efficient field teams. If only, we could train them to go door-to-door.