How do queen bees choose the best sperm?

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How do queen bees choose the best sperm?
« on: 07/09/2010 18:03:30 »
What have bees and gladiators got in common?  Well, Boris Baer has been looking at their breeding habits and it turns out that bee’s sperm actually fight it out amongst themselves to determine who’s going to father the next generation...
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How do queen bees choose the best sperm?
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How do queen bees choose the best sperm?
« Reply #2 on: 07/09/2010 19:18:29 »
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