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Insect invasions and natural selection

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Observations of a real-time invasion of Australia by Asian honeybees demonstrate how natural selection can allow a small founding population to overcome the genetic odds stacked against success.

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  1. Amro Zayed is in the Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada.

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