Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Disappearing Bees Have Devastated Ribosomes: Scientific American Podcast

Disappearing Bees Have Devastated Ribosomes: Scientific American Podcast: "Disappearing Bees Have Devastated Ribosomes
A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by May Berenbaum and colleagues finds that bee colony collapse disorder seems to be related to bees' ribosomes breaking down, which keeps them from making the proteins they need to deal with stress and disease. Steve Mirsky reports"

1 comment:

Manuka Honey said...

American honeybees pollinate some 90 different crops that bring in more than $15 billion annually. We need to find out what is making the hives collapse and do something about it now.