Category Archives: Pharmacophory

Blue Tits and the ‘Potpourri’ hypothesis

European Blue Tit – CC photo credit – marko_k Following the bees, now the birds and more on the neologism pharmacophory*. Other members of the animal world have been documented to ingest plant or mineral substances apparently in response to … Continue reading

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The trials and triumphs of Bee-ing on Earth today

β€œIn the nice bee, what sense so subtly true From pois’nous herbs extracts the healing dew?” Alexander Pope The importance of Bees in pollination of plants generally and the success of human agriculture specifically seems hard to overstate. These complex … Continue reading

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