Tag Archives: Eusociality

The genomics of bee sociality

Bee species cover the spectrum of sociality: there are solitary bees, there are eusocial bees – which are divided into facultative eusocial (the ones that can be either solitary or eusocial depending on external cues) and obligate eusocial bees, and … Continue reading

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Q&A: Yannick Wurm wrangles RADseq to learn why some fire ants bow to more than one queen

Yannick Wurm grew up in Redwood City, California, and his initial plan was to design interfaces for Apple. But he went to university at the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées in Lyon—where, after two years of general engineering courses, the … Continue reading

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