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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Nectar Helps Bees’ Medicine Go Down

February 20th, 2015

Episode 199 of 602 episodes

In addition to fuel, nectar from various plant species contains chemical compounds that reduce the numbers of a common gut parasite in bumblebees. Christopher Intagliata reports

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