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Male bees protect female bees from sexually transmitted diseases [Phys]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

A team of researchers from The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Integrative Bee Research (CIBER) have discovered that the seminal fluid of male bees kills the widespread sexually transmitted fungus Nosema apis, offering queen bees protection from the parasite which can be passed on during bee sex.

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