Mergers, twists, and pentagons: the architecture of honeycombs

Enlarge (credit: EyeEm / Getty Images) Bees manage some impressive feats. They not only remember the location of good food sources, but they’re able to communicate this information to their peers. They also care for the hive’s young and organize attacks against intruders. It’s easy to overlook that they’re brilliant at construction. Almost every honeycomb […]