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A Skyscraper Designed for Bees

Adele Peters

Honeybees need all the help they can get right now. Last week, the EU made headlines by banning certain pesticides linked to bee deaths. The US hasn't taken that step yet, but does have what might be the world's first skyscraper for bees. The tall building, designed by students, has a bee "elevator" inside that beekeepers can use to lower the bees from the top of the structure. When they're at the top, scientists and other visitors can observe them from below.

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