#Honey #bee workers start laying #eggs if the #colony remains #queenless for a while. Since egg laying worker has shorter abdomen than a queen, she needs to enter her complete body into a cell to successfully lay at the bottom of the cell.
Congratulations to Derick Jones @Derick_Devon for acceptance of their first author paper in Journal of Microbiological Methods, a collaboration with @Horswill_Lab. This is well deserved recognition of Derick's outstanding science. #cechlab @cvpelzer