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How a Bee Becomes Queen

Royal jelly! For bees, it’s what makes all the difference between a queen and a worker.

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Sources:
http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/presspacs/2011/acs-presspac-september-21-2011/queen-bee-or-worker-bee-new-insights-into-famous-honeybee-society-caste-system.html

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/pr200473a

http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/pr200473a?tokenDomain=presspac&tokenAccess=presspac&forwardService=showFullText&journalCode=jprobs

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2011/04/26/what-makes-a-queen-bee-one-special-protein-apparently/#.VXevolzBzGc

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3059907/

http://westernfarmpress.com/management/queen-bees-need-more-royal-jelly

The ingredient that makes royal jelly so royal

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2012/11/democracy_in_honeybees_and_other_animals_what_humans_can_learn_from_social.single.html

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v473/n7348/full/nature10093.html

http://usabtm.weburl.ro/utilizatori/ZOOTEHNIE/file/REVISTA%202011/vol%2044/2/BIOCHIM/Barnutiu.pdf

https://www.flickr.com/photos/usgsbiml/

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