In a departure from the articles that usually appear in Biology Letters, this study on the foraging behavior of bees was largely done by students at Blackawton Primary School. While the students had support from University College London's Beau Lotto and their headmaster Dave Strudwick, they came up with the questions, hypotheses, and experimental design.

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