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Honey bee housekeeping habits may reduce need for individual immunity: York U research

Toronto, April 8, 2013 – Worker bees can fight infections individually through their immune system or collectively through social behaviours such as keeping a clean nest, removing diseased larvae, and grooming themselves and each other. However, a new study by York University researchers suggests that honey bees have been evolving away from combating pathogens using […]