I was fortunate to be part of this amazing group of animal behavior scientists - a great three day workshop of networking, feedback, and career discussions supported by the Animal Behavior Society and NSF BIO.
Young larvae regulate bumblebee worker egg laying. ANY young larvae.
Congratulation to MS student Jesse Starkey for his first author, first paper (!) in Animal Behavior: "The road to sociality: Brood regulation of worker reproduction in the simple eusocial bee Bombus impatiens"
Etya, evolutionary biologist, researcher, teacher. Curious about nature, people, and insects.