Pesticide Exposure Changes Bees’ Genes — Waking Times – March 8, 2019

Pesticide Exposure Changes Bees’ Genes

Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch
Waking Times

A new study has found that exposure to certain pesticides can alter bees‘ genes, leading researchers to call for tougher regulations on the widely-used chemicals.

The study, published Wednesday in Molecular Ecology, looked at the impact of two neonicotinoidpesticides on bumblebee populations and found that they impacted genes involved in a variety of important biological processes.

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