Research into the royal jelly secreted by bees as led scientists to a protein in humans ...

The simply named and intriguingly effective royal jelly is what separates queen bees from the rest. These lucky bees are selected by the colony during the larval stage and coated in the milky, nutritious substance and then go on to become large and fertile leaders of the pack. For the first time, scientists at Stanford University have not only zeroed on the protein behind these incredible growth spurts, they've used its structure to identify a similar protein in mammals.

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