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Honey bee sperm bank created to save the crucial pollinators

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In the latest bid to save the threatened honey bee, Washington State University entomologists are building a sperm bank that they will draw on to produce a stronger bee resistant to the types of ailments that are playing a part in the honey industry's collapse. The researchers are importing honey bee semen from Italy, Georgia, part of the former Soviet Union, and Europe's eastern Alps and...