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    This Week In Science: Diseased bumblebees, genetically modified potatoes and OCD in dogs

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    New research shows that bumblebees are catching a honeybee disease

    New research shows that bumblebees are catching a honeybee disease

    Wild bumblebees, blight-reistant potatoes and dogs with obsessive compulsive disorder. 

    Kerry Grens, an associate editor at The Scientist, joins The Pulse regularly for updates on the latest developments in science.

    This week, she talks with Pulse host Maiken Scott about bumblebees that are becoming infected with a common honeybee disease, genetically modified potatoes that are resistant to blight and a new study that connects OCD with dogs. 

    Click on the audio player above to listen to the full interview.

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