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Bees get a kick from caffeine, study says

NEW YORK — Talk about a caffeine buzz: A new study says that honeybees get a shot of caffeine from certain flowers and that it perks up their memory.

That spurs them to return to the same plant, boosting its prospects for pollination and the future of the species.

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