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How can drone bees be born from unfertilized eggs?

I am learning about Drone bees and I keep reading that they are born from unfertilized eggs. Now here is my question: if eggs are gametes and therefore reproductive cells, how can they turn into a new ...
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Total number unique chromosome combinations in fertilized egg?

Assume for this calculation no recombinations or crossover . A male gamete (sperm) is haploid and has 23 chromosomes. These gametes can be selected from the father who has 2 pairs of 23 chromosomes ...
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Can hand sanitizer kill a fertilized human egg cell?

If you took a human egg cell that was fertilized in vitro and sprayed some hand sanitizer on it would it die?
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