Angry Bees: Insect Aggression

Science Daily   Source: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   August 5, 2014

Scientists report they can crank up insect aggression simply by interfering with a basic metabolic pathway in the insect brain. Their study, of fruit flies and honey bees, shows a direct, causal link between brain metabolism (how the brain generates the energy it needs to function) and aggression.


Video of honeybees responding to an intruder: