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  • Virus-infected honey bees more likely to gain entrance to healthy hives

    Entomology professor Adam Dolezal and his colleagues found that infection with the Israeli acute paralysis virus increases the likelihood that infected bees are accepted by foreign colonies

    Entomology professor Adam Dolezal and his colleagues found that infection with the Israeli acute paralysis virus increases the likelihood that infected bees are accepted by foreign colonies.

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  • Editor’s notes
    To reach Adam Dolezal, email adolezal@illinois.edu
    To reach Gene Robinson, email generobi@illinois.edu.  

    The paper “Honey bee virus causes context-dependent changes in host social behavior” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.