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Tip of the blade here.

Stuck in and twisted: 

Make that the honeybee effect, or lack thereof. An interesting article from U.S. News and World Report (based on work from the Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium) documents a dramatic and mysterious collapse in honey bee colonies.

"So what?" you ask? You might not question for long -- not if you buy almonds or any of the myriad other bee-pollinated products that line the shelves at Whole Foods Markets (Nasdaq: WFMI). Fewer bees means higher prices for pollination, and the buck will be passed...

 

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