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Researchers have suggested that plants are more intelligent than we believe, insisting that they are also able to make complex decisions.
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Researchers use a fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, to unravel a mechanism to explain how animals modify their taste preferences.
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UC Irvine researchers have found that the herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief increases the lifespan of fruit fly populations by an average of 24 percent.
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Young male fruit flies learn the smell of a receptive female to avoid wasting their efforts hunting for a mate, a new study has revealed.
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A developmental geneticist has used a common fruit fly to understand the evolution of sex and gamete function.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 14:15
Researchers have discovered that fruit flies get kidney stones just like us - a breakthrough that may hold the key to treat the condition in humans.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 14:31
Male fruit flies consistently change their mating behaviour depending on whether they have spent time with other males before mating, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 19:09
Male fruit flies too drown their `sorrow` in excessive alcohol consumption, like humans, when females reject their sexual advances.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 09, 2012, 22:54
Scientists have developed a new community resource that may help in unlocking the mystery behind the genetic basis of traits and diseases.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 21:24
How do insects such as butterflies, locusts and fruit flies navigate thousands of miles so precisely with only the unchanging sky in the foreground? Researchers now have an answer.
Last Updated: Monday, March 22, 2010, 11:47
Doublesex (dsx) gene in fruit fly, not only determines the shape and structure of the male and female body, but also moulds the architecture of their brain and nervous system, according to a new study.
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