Variations

The cause of colony collapse could be a message for all of us

terrarium eco system

“The honeybee is a model organism for understanding the epigenetic link from food odors and social odors to neural networks of the mammalian brain, which ultimately determine human behavior.”

Timing is key in the proper wiring of the brain: study

neuronal-plasticity

This effect helps to explain why the odor preferences of mammals, including humans, appear to develop before birth, but it probably has nothing to do with visual input except via its association with olfactory/pheromonal input, neurogenesis, learning and memory.