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Single Gene Separates Queen from Workers

Scientists have identified how a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from the workers A team of scientists from Michigan State University and Wayne State unraveled the gene’s inner workings and published...

Virus Jumps to Honey Bees

Pathogenic Plant Virus Jumps to Honey Bees

A viral pathogen that typically infects plants has been found in honey bees and could help explain their decline. Researchers working in the U.S. and Beijing, China report their findings in mBio, the online open-access...

Honey anctiend

Honey was major ingredient of ancient Nordic “Grog”

Discovery highlights innovative and complex fermented beverages of northernmost Europe in the Bronze and Iron Ages From northwest Denmark, circa 1500-1300 BC, to the Swedish island of Gotland as late as the first century AD, Nordic...