Two Scientists, Two Different Approaches To Saving Bees From Poison Dust

by Dan Charles

A tractor pulls a planter while distributing corn seed on a field in Malden, Ill. Two scientists agree that pesticide-laden dust from planting equipment kills bees. But they’re proposing different solutions, because they disagree about whether the pesticides are useful to farmers. (Photo: Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Two scientists disagree over how to save America’s bees, necessary for all the food we eat, from neonicotinoid-coated seeds.