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Male or Female? For Honeybees, a Single Gene Makes All the Difference

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    Affiliation: Freelance Science Writer, Stillwater, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Published: October 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000186

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