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Insecting_Ozmotic_01“The honey bee (Apis millifera) has been called a model system for social behavior and will be useful in elucidating the mechanisms by which social factors regulate gene expression in brains, including those of humans”

Saurabh Sinha – Professor of computer science of the University’s Institute for Genomic Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Honey Bee Genome Holds Clues To Social Behavior.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 24 October 2006.