Science Journal for Kids gives ISU research a new audience

March 1, 2017

Do bees get the flu? New Iowa State University research shows honey bee viruses are found in wild bees, though it is unclear how much this contributes to declines in wild bee populations.

Adam Dolezal, a postdoctoral research associate, and Amy Toth, an associate professor, both in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, along with several collaborating researchers, recently published "Honey Bee Viruses in Wild Bees: Viral Prevalence, Loads, and Experimental Inoculation," in PLOS ONE, the world's first multidisciplinary open access journal. The research investigates viruses in both honey bees and wild bees.

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