Researchers have identified the neurons used in certain type of motion detection, according to a new study.
The main ingredient of the sweetener Truvia, erythritol, is toxic to Drosophila melanogaster fruit flies, according to a new study. However this doesn't mean anyone using Truvia to sweeten their eatables is in danger.
Fruit flies use around 200 neurons to make difficult decisions, according to a new study.
It is completely natural to have an urge to go to bed when we get sick. Researchers have found that this urge has a definite purpose, at least in fruit flies. In fruit flies, sleep enhances their immune system response and recovery to infection, according to researchers.
Fruit fly and an F-22 Raptor fighter jet has more things in common than you might think. Scientists using video cameras tracked down a fly's areal maneuvers and found that the insect employed astonishingly quick banked turns to evade predators and those moves pretty much resembled the ones executed by a fighter jet.
Promiscuous females stall male extinction, according to a new study on fruit flies.
Fruit flies with brothers make gentler lovers than those living with unrelated flies, according to a new study.
Researchers found that when it comes to laying eggs, fruit flies become extremely picky.
Fruit flies that have regular sex, lead a more peaceful and longer lives, a new study finds.
In a new study, researchers studied the effects of concussions by slapping vials of fruit flies against a foam pad.
Researchers found that male and female fruit flies have very different sexual preferences when it comes to mating.
Researchers found that fruit flies had a longer lifespan and better fertility rates when they were given an organic diet.