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Spider venom might hold a key to saving the world’s bee population

By Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 20:06 EDT
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Bees are pictured on a honey gofer in Bucharest on April 4, 2014 [AFP]
 
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Spider venom may save the bees (via AFP)

Venom from one of the world’s most poisonous spiders may help save the world’s honeybees, providing a biopesticide that kills pests but spares the precious pollinators, a study said Wednesday. Bee populations, both wild and captive, are in decline in…

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