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X-rays reveal how bees achieve an engineering marvel: the honeycomb

A single Carniolan honey bee sits on a yellow honeycomb

The perfect symmetry of a honeycomb begins with a vertical wall of wax. Credit: Frank Bienewald/LightRocket/Getty

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Nature 609, 879 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-03008-9

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  1. Franklin, R., Niverty, S., Harpur, B. A. & Chawla, N. Adv. Mater. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202202361 (2022).

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