Worker bees, the sterile females of the colony, play a key role in which bees get to procreate.
Worker bees, the sterile females of the colony, play a key role in which bees get to procreate. COURTESY OF JENNIFER KELLER
Worker bees, the sterile females of the colony, play a key role in which bees get to procreate. COURTESY OF JENNIFER KELLER

UNCC professor studies how bee colonies select mates for their queens

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