Max Armstrong reports on colony collapse disorder, but there may be a breakthrough with news of a potential way to control a bee pest – the varroa mites. The news comes from Washington State University where work has been done with a fungus that can be used to control the mites, which are a small parasite that live on honeybees. They're considered a cause of Colony Collapse Disorder.
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