Scientists, having a normal one, created mutant toxic fruit flies using CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing.
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A new study creates a red light district for flies.
The lady insects have some sick fighting moves, including leg-fencing and headbutts.
Scientists tested the new method in fruit fly larvae, and hope it could help shine a light on how the brain and central nervous system work together.
It’s impossible, of course, for flies to show human-like emotions, but the way in which flies react to visual threats may mirror what humans associate with fear.
To call the project “ambitious” would be an understatement.
Especially if you happen to be a fruit fly.
One of the best "people are just meat" things I can think of -- not Earth-bound deities, but terribly designed biological machines full of shit and blood and complicated collections of cells -- is a study :released last year:http://www.economist.com...
How's this for hilariously depressing: male fruit flies who have their sexual advances rejected drink alcohol far more heavily than males who are regularly having sex. Yes, you read that right. New research from a team at UC San Francisco have...