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Mobile phones are wiping out our bee population

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Environment

Since years, bees in the US are mysteriously disappearing. The same effect is now showing clearly in Europe too, especially in Britain. Some scientists have discovered that mobile phone communication might be responsible for this decline in insect life.

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The LA Times reports that researchers at UC San Francisco have uncovered what they believe to be the real culprit: a parasitic fungus. Other researchers said Wednesday that they too had found the fungus, a single-celled parasite called Nosema ceranae, in affected hives from around the country.

all i can say is it's a shame it doesn't affect those bloomin hornets that keep flying into my bedroom during the summer mornings