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Honeybees may be capable of connecting symbols to numbers, says new study
  • Research indicates that bees, like monkeys, parrots, and pigeons, can learn that symbols represent numbers.
  • According to the study, the bees process the information provided in the experiment in a similar way to the human brain.
  • The researchers pointed out that the study will help to understand how mathematical knowledge evolved among human beings.
  • The results suggest that the research may contribute to the design of more efficient computer systems.


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