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The Human Hive

Science documentary. What do human beings and honeybees have in common? More than you would think, as evolutionary biologist Ben Garrod finds out.

The honey bee. Superficially they are aliens; 6 legs, antennae, mandibles, compound eyes - there isn't much to relate to. But like the other social insects if you take the time to look into the honey bee's world, we've more in common than first appears. Step inside the Human Hive with evolutionary biologist - Dr Ben Garrod.

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28 minutes

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Mon 16 Jan 2017 21:00


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