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Recombination-rich regions of the bee genome with higher-than-usual levels of guanine and cytosine nucleotides contain many of the genes that are preferentially expressed by worker honeybees, according to York University researchers reporting in the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week.

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