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Varroa destructor mite attacks on honeybees threaten wild bumblebees, too, research shows

A mite that spreads a dangerous virus among honeybees also plays an indirect role in infecting wild bumblebees, new research ...
Rice blast symptoms

30% of the world’s rice supply is lost to rice blast fungus—this chemical genetic treatment could halt it

Scientists have found a way to stop the spread of rice blast, a fungus that destroys up to 30% of ...

Genetics of modern Irish reveal why giants are so common in country’s folklore

Shannon Ellis | 
Scientists at the University of Exeter Medical School were part of genetics research which could help explain the legend of ...