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Honey: The Golden Treasure

February 9th, 2011

Episode 33 of 564 episodes

In this programme, biologist Dr Adam Hart explores the science and history behind honey, from its basic chemistry and the biological processes that create it, to its role in wound-healing. He'll meet a honey judge, explore the history of honey hunting and hear out how the commercial world is dealing with the threat to global honey production from diseases such as colony collapse disorder and global warming.

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