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March 19, 2019

 

How Fruit Flies Learn To Behave

Fruit flies are capable of learning behavior and passing it down to subsequent generations.

September 18, 2014

 

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Fruit Flies are In-Flight Experts

Fruit flies are unbelievably quick and agile: They can steer out of harm's way in under seven milliseconds!

June 17, 2014

 

Fruit Flies in My House

Even if you don't have a big bowl of fruit sitting out in your kitchen, fruit flies can still thrive. Here's what you can do to get rid of them.

May 12, 2014

 

Can you imagine trying to get some quality shuteye without any eyelids?

Fruit Fly Slumber

Ever wonder if fruit flies sleep? Find out on today's A Moment of Science.

August 7, 2013

 

Being a fruit fly mother involves a lot of alcohol!

Fruit Flies Love Alcohol!

If you're a fruit fly, literally dousing your offspring in alcohol is apparently one of the best ways to protect them from danger...

November 1, 2011

 

Flies’ Eyes And Human Eyes May Be Closely Related

Scientists found that nearly identical genes play key roles in the formation of the eyes in mammals and fruit flies.

June 14, 2010

 

Cockroaches V. Radiation: Who Wins?

We've all heard rumors that cockroaches can survive, well, anything. But, could they survive nuclear war?

December 30, 2009

 

Fruit Fly Learning

New studies on fruit flies show that they use social learning to lay their eggs.

July 11, 2006

 

Boozing Fruit Flies

That's right, fruit flies hold their liquor better than just about any other member of the animal kingdom.

March 3, 2005

 

Dual Body Clocks

Nestled in your brain is a biological clock that matches the 24 hour clock of a day. However, they may be another clock. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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