Episode Summary

Michelle Flenniken joins TWiV to talk about honeybees and the work of her laboratory on honeybee viruses.

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Michelle – First 21 days of a bee’s life; NPR’s Hidden Brain; Varroa destructor triggers deformed wing virus in bees
Brianne – Flu Near You
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Kathy – Which ones are bees? And What it feels like to be a bee
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Bee research in the Flenniken lab. MSU photo by Kelly Gorham