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Research news: Pheromone keeps bee youngsters youthful
« on: December 10, 2004, 08:38:23 AM »
Science News has posted an article based on a research project about "Regulation of behavioral maturation by a primer pheromone produced by adult worker honey bees"

"After more than 10 years of searching, researchers have identified a compound produced by the senior workers in a honeybee colony that prolongs the time that teenage bees stay home babysitting."
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If you'd like to read the published research article, you can read the abstract here, and there is a link on the right to a full PDF version.

 

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