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Promiscuous Queen Bees Maintain Genetic Diversity

Science Daily By mating with nearly 100 males, queen bees on isolated islands avoid inbreeding and keep colonies healthy. The results, published in the current issue of PLoS ONE, focused on giant honey bee colonies on Hainan Island, off the … Continue reading

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Scientists warn EPA on Monsanto corn rootworm

Carey Gillam Reuters A group of plant scientists is warning federal regulators that action is needed to mitigate a growing problem with biotech corn that is losing its resistance to plant-damaging pests. The stakes are high – corn production is … Continue reading

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