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Society for Neuroscience

Honey Bees Separated from Young Change Circadian Rhythms

Caption: Mesh cages were used to confine young bees to a comb without larvae. The three cages were connected with plastic tubes, which enabled the bees to move freely between the chambers. The cells surrounding the chambers actually contained the larvae.

Credit: Courtesy, with permission: Shemesh et al. The Journal of Neuroscience 2010.

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