Scientists Launch ‘ZomBee Watch’ Website to Track Parasite-Infected Zombie Bee Sightings

November 1, 2013 by  
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Bee photo from Shutterstock Last year a team of scientists at San Francisco State University discovered that parasitic flies are attacking bees and turning them into zombies that walk around in circles until dying and hatching larvae from their abdomens. Professor John Hafernik believes that tracking and studying these parasite-infected “ZomBees” will provide insight into colony collapse disorder , and he’s turning to the public for help. Hafernik just launched a ZomBee Watch website where citizens can upload information on ZomBee sightings around the city. Read the rest of Scientists Launch ‘ZomBee Watch’ Website to Track Parasite-Infected Zombie Bee Sightings Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bee decline , colony collapse disorder , eco design , green design , John Hafernik , Parasite-Infected Bees , sustainable design , ZomBee Watch        

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Scientists Launch ‘ZomBee Watch’ Website to Track Parasite-Infected Zombie Bee Sightings

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