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Backpack-wearing bumblebees could buzz fields, tell farmers how crops are doing

Computer scientists and engineers at the University of Washington have created a sensor package that is small enough to ride aboard a bumblebee.

Scientists at the University of Washington have equipped bumblebees with tiny sensors that could one day be used to monitor crops on a farm.  VIEW

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