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Honeybees Use Antimicrobial Resin to Sterilize Hives

June 16th, 2016

When honeybees start building a nest for a new colony they line the nest with resin that they mix with some wax, a mixture called propolis. Scientists have discovered that by doing this, the bees actually help protect the members of the colony from getting sick, creating a strong “social immunity,” which means each individual…

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