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#345747 - 07/21/09 07:47 PM New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees  
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An Israeli company has developed a revolutionary new drug that could solve the problem of Colony Collapse Disorder, the disturbing syndrome that has been wiping out bee communities and threatening agricultural production all over the world.

The drug, Remembee, which was developed by Beeologics, has completed successful clinical trials on millions of bees in North America. Not only has it proved effective in maintaining bee health, but it also improved the longevity of bees and increased the honey in the hives.

Based on Nobel prize-winning RNAI technology, Remembee helps the bees overcome IAVP virus, also discovered in Israel, which has been associated with colony collapse in scientific literature. "It's really a tug of war between the virus and the host. We are helping the bee tug the rope more strongly and beat the virus. We take
advantage of an immune system that the bees elicit for viral disease. But we are really using naturally occurring phenomenon. It's not a
pesticide and it's not toxic," says Nitzan Paldi, CTO of Beeologics.

The US Department of Agriculture has been accompanying Beeologics with its FDA certification process due to the urgency of the need for the drug.

bee readin this, mon


I hope that someday we can put aside our fears and prejudices and just laugh at people.
#345873 - 07/22/09 05:06 PM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: skippy]  
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...as if the bees need this crap on top of the GMO hybrid seeds pervading the earth.

#345901 - 07/22/09 09:57 PM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: iluvbelize]  
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Think it's a conspiracy?


I hope that someday we can put aside our fears and prejudices and just laugh at people.
#345935 - 07/23/09 08:25 AM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: skippy]  
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I think it's stupid and a waste of the bees' time.

#345939 - 07/23/09 09:14 AM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: iluvbelize]  
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...and the bees authorized you to speak for them, and how they choose to use their time??

#345940 - 07/23/09 09:28 AM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: sweetjane]  
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ROFL! that's an interesting conclusion jane, but not altogether unexpected. i responded to skippy's inquiry to me by stating my opinion about the matter. i'll leave you to further advocate on behalf of the worlds' bees, perhaps they disagree with my take on things. i trust you will let us know LOL

#345957 - 07/23/09 10:48 AM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: iluvbelize]  
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The destruction of the world's bee population is a very serious matter for agriculture and the environment. Let's hope that this vaccine is all that it's cracked up to be.

Mind you, how do you get a hyperdermic into something so small? grin

#345997 - 07/23/09 01:29 PM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: iluvbelize]  
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Originally Posted by iluvbelize
I think it's stupid and a waste of the bees' time.


What it is, is another stunning technological breakthrough by Israeli scientists, a gift to the world. Meanwhile the scientific advancements by the sworn enemies of their existence are nil, still, to this day. What a world.


I hope that someday we can put aside our fears and prejudices and just laugh at people.
#346001 - 07/23/09 01:42 PM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: skippy]  
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So we disagree.

#346139 - 07/24/09 08:45 AM Re: New Israeli vaccine could save world's bees [Re: iluvbelize]  
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just playing devil's advocate here, (my favorite past-time), and changing subjects completely, i believe they did give us Arabic numerals, mathematics & the abacus.

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