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In their struggle for survival against killer mites, bees get an unlikely ally: Monsanto

from WIRED

"Make a fist," says Jerry Hayes, waving his own in the air. "Now put it someplace on you." About 150 people, the audience at a honeybee panel at the 2014 South by Southwest Eco conference, place their fists on their shoulders or collarbones. "Proportionally, this is how large a varroa mite is compared to a honeybee's body," Hayes says. The reddish-brown parasite, just a dot to the naked eye, drains the life out of bees and delivers a deadly cargo of viruses. Under a microscope, a varroa mite is a monster: armored and hairy, with eight legs and one piercing, sucking mouthpart, primordial in its horror. more

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