They appear in the early Cambrian fossil record: the first examples of the most diverse phylum on earth. Who knew their skills would become the envy of human engineers?
The antiseptic properties of natural honey are getting more attention as antibiotic-resistant bacteria proliferate.
“Coevolutionary processes cannot drive macroevolution,” explains Dr. Miller. “Again it requires intelligent design.”
We looked at some papers claiming to see evolution happening in real time, to see if natural selection has actually invented a new function, or just broke an existing function.
The scientists credited the bees with more intelligence than some humans.