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My hosts, gracious bee people all, described bee behavior as a ballet of beeswax, royal jelly, nectar gathering, honey production, and reproduction.
Larvae that eat royal jelly, a substance secreted by the glands of nurse bees, develop into queens, while those that feed on a combination of pollen and honey called bee bread become workers.
Previous research focused on the role of the protein and sugar-rich royal jelly in caste development, but this study found a new mechanism: small molecules in plants called microRNA.
Described as a toner, essence, serum and moisturizer (seriously), this multi-tasking formula stars anti-bacterial honey, royal jelly, and propolis extract to brighten the skin, keep acne at bay, and lock in moisture.
Previously, researchers thought that something in the food fed to young queens—a secretion called royal jelly—was what made the difference.
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