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September 8 2012

Scientists create 'cyberbee' with a tracking chip to track down deadly zombie parasite


Scientists are attaching radio sensors to bees in a bid to find out how and when they get attacked by a deadly parasite.

The Apocephalus borealis parasite attaches itself to bees, and then forces them to leave their hives, head to the outside world, and 'dance' erratically in front of streetlights.

After an exhausting dance, the bees plunge to the ground dead, victims of a disease which is decimating colonies in America.

So staff at San Francisco State University are now attaching radio sensors - the size of a speck of glitter - to the insects, to monitor their movements.

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