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Studying Bees From The Inside Out
2014-07-08 03:18:52

Researchers work to save bees by studying the diversity of microbes that live in their guts and the impacts on these microbes of exposure to antibiotics

Beneficial Bacteria In Honeybees Show Resistance To Antibiotics
2012-10-30 13:18:17

A new study from Yale University shows that beneficial bacteria living in the gut of honeybees are demonstrating signs of resistance to certain antibiotics.

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2010-04-30 06:18:52

Contrary to popular belief, aphids are not just sap-sucking, plant-destroying enemies of agriculture -- in fact, these pests are genetic pioneers that evolved two unique traits.

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2009-11-06 08:50:00

Finding could lead to new understanding of substance harmful in kidney disease and other human diseases.

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2009-08-15 07:45:00

Some common life forms, like cicadas, depend on complex symbiotic relationships with specialized microbes to produce essential nutrients.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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