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Arizona State University

European Honey Bee on Grapes Containing Resveratrol

Caption: ASU researchers have confirmed that not only does resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, extend the lifespan of honey bees by 33 to 38 percent, it also changes the decisions that bees make about food by triggering a "moderation effect" when they eat.

Credit: Brenda Rascón

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