Posted on Saturday, 9 October, 2010 | 10 comments| News tip by: questionmark
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The mysterious decline of honey bees around the world might be due to both a virus and a fungus.
Its one of the most enduring scientific mysteries of our time, why are honey bees mysteriously disappearing ? A new collaboration between university and military scientists is hoping to discover the answer.
"The cause of the mysterious decline of the honey bee in the United States – and elsewhere in the world – may have been found in the form of a "double whammy" infection with both a virus and a fungus."