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New Study Sheds Light on the Reproductive Lives of Honey Bees – Science Times

Researchers have long been stumped as to how honey bee populations continue to fall, with queen bees’ reproduction capability unable to keep up.

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Researchers have long been stumped as to how honey bee populations continue to fall, with queen bees’ reproduction capability unable to keep up. But a new study might help explain why.
A team from North Carolina State University in the US and the University of British Columbia in Canada published their work in the journal Communications Biology. Researchers detail their discoveries as to why queen bees fail, focusing on how low sperm viability leads to the expression of a protein – known to act…

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