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28 May 2010

Written By: grantb on May 28, 2010 No Comment

That’s how Science Daily says life is like for fruit flies who’ve had their smell gene connected to the light gene:

Normally animals avoid light. However, blue light simulates in genetically modified larvae the smell of an odorant, e.g., banana, marzipan or glue — odors which are all present in rotting fruit and attractive to fruit fly larvae. The [...]

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