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How Do Bees Make Honey?

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Let PBS know more about you and what digital series you’d like to see: http://surveymonkey.com/r/pbsds2016 Tweet this ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBShunE Share on FB ⇒ http://bit.ly/OKTBShunEfb ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Check out our BEE PLAYLIST! http://bit.ly/OKTBSbeelist The Honey Bee Dance Language Explained: https://www.cals.ncsu.edu/entomology/apiculture/pdfs/1.11%20copy.pdf Being a queen is about more than royal jelly: Mao, Wenfu, Mary A. Schuler, and May R. Berenbaum. "A dietary phytochemical alters caste-associated gene expression in honey bees."Science advances 1.7 (2015): e1500795 Multiple phenotypes coming from the same genetics (like workers and queens) is called “polyphenism” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyphenism The social structure of honeybee hives: https://hymenoptera42.wordpress.com/2013/02/15/the-social-structure-of-honey-bees/ The following clips were used under Creative Commons CC-BY license: Mary Ann Aschenbrennerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG6tWrcy3mQ BeesOnTheNet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEMg_F1yUJk Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment or check us out at the links below! Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/okaytobesmart http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Snapchat: YoDrJoe ----------------- It’s Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. Follow me on Twitter: @jtotheizzoe Email me: itsokaytobesmart AT gmail DOT com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigita... Music via APM Stock images from Shutterstock, stock footage from Videoblocks (unless otherwise noted)