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Yellow Jackets

Millions of Americans are allergic to yellow jackets. For some, a sting can be fatal. One Corvallis man is harvesting yellow jackets so that pharmaceutical companies can use them to create a vaccine. He’s also learned a lot about their complicated task-sharing society.

First Broadcast: 1996
Producer: Jim Newman

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