Honeybee buzz

by Elisabeth on Oct. 26th, 2006

Honeybee: Courtesy Wikipedia
Honeybee: Courtesy Wikipedia
Scientists have unraveled the honeybee’s genetic code. Information was ascertained pertaining to the honeybee’s complex social behavior patterns, keen sense of smell and African origin. This is the third insect to have its genome mapped. Other insects which have had their genome mapped include the fruit fly and mosquito.

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