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Last Updated: Wednesday December 22 2010 15:06 GMT

Study of bees by kids published in science magazine

Study of bees by kids published in science magazine

A group of primary school kids from Devon have had a project about bees published in a top scientific magazine.

The children, aged between eight and 10, discovered that bees could be trained to recognise colour patterns.

Blackawton School worked on the project with a professional scientist and then wrote up all the findings themselves.

The boss of Biology Letters said the discoveries made by the children were a "world first" and it showed that "science is not an exclusive club".