New bee threat more media hype than reality

In January 2012, one journalist reports that the announcement from San Francisco State University may have caused more concern than warranted.

Earlier this month researchers at San Francisco State University published a study declaring “widespread” attacks on the bees by the tiny deadly parasite fly, Apocephalus borealis, which “could threaten honey bee colonies throughout North America…and into regions of the world.” The three-year study published on PLoS ONE, an online peer-review source, even hailed the new plague as “evolutionary.”

Read more about it on Washington Times.

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