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Paper Wasps and Honey Bees Share a Genetic Toolkit


April 27, 2010

Gene Robinson They are both nest-building social insects, but paper wasps and honey bees organize their colonies in very different ways. In a new study, researchers report that despite their differences, these insects rely on the same network of genes to guide their social behavior. Full Story

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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