Saturday, June 01, 2013

Mysterious, Massive Disappearance/Death of US Honey Bees – Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) : Target  Health  Global

Mysterious, Massive Disappearance/Death of US Honey Bees – Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) : Target  Health  Global

Diana Cox-Foster, a professor of entomology at Penn State University, has been working on the problem for months now. She says the die-off is unprecedented, and she’s made some dramatic discoveries. For example, the normally resilient bees she dissected showed traces of not one or two diseases, but nearly every disease known to affect them over the past century. They had all the diseases at once, a sign their immune systems have been compromised.

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