AA FOR FRUIT FLIES?
Perhaps a more appropriate name for the fruit fly might be the bar fly. Apparently the annoying pests enjoy a little liquor when they dine. And according to scientists studying Drosophila melanogaster (AKA the fruit fly), once the flies get a taste, they’re hooked. According to a study appearing in the online version of current biology in December, the flies show evidence of alcohol addiction, including drinking despite dangerous consequences. Studying a model of alcoholism [...] Read More »
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