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Bee-ing Young

Worker bees working inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pity the poor worker bee. In the spring/summer months, she lives only four to six weeks and then she dies. Bee scientists say she basically works herself to death.  For the first half of her short life, she works inside the hive, tending to the...

Worker bees working inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Worker bees working inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Worker bees working inside the hive. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This worker bee, with tattered and torn wings, still keeps foraging. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This worker bee, with tattered and torn wings, still keeps foraging. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This worker bee, with tattered and torn wings, still keeps foraging. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 9:49 PM

It All Bee-Gan at UC Davis

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The "honey bee reproductive ground plan" hypothesis that originated two decades ago at the University of California, Davis with bee geneticist Robert E Page Jr. (right) is drawing international attention. Page, emeritus professor of entomology at UC...

Hives of International Interest
Hives of International Interest

BEES in these hives are part of the Robert E. Page Jr. honey bee research program at UC Davis. This photo was taken in a Dixon, Calif. almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen Bee
Queen Bee

QUEEN BEE (with dot) surrounded by worker bees. These bees are part of the Robert E. Page Jr. honey bee research program at UC Davis. Page and colleague Gro Amdam, both of Arizona State University, are featured in the Oct. 23rd edition of Science. Page, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, continues his research at Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 6:26 PM
 
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