How Do Bees Make Honey?

Published on July 9, 2017

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The Honey Bee Dance Language Explained:

Being a queen is about more than royal jelly:
Mao, Wenfu, Mary A. Schuler, and May R. Berenbaum. “A dietary phytochemical alters caste-associated gene expression in honey bees.”Science advances 1.7 (2015): e1500795

Multiple phenotypes coming from the same genetics (like workers and queens) is called “polyphenism”

The social structure of honeybee hives:

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