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n Oxford scientist has used mind control to make female flies belt out male love songs, revealing they have a hidden capacity for masculine behaviour.
The research, which suggests that the sexes are not quite so different as they seem, exploits a remote control method that could provide revolutionary insights into behaviour.
Professor Gero Miesenböck of Oxford University is sometimes nicknamed the "lord of the flies" after remarkable work he pioneered in America to use laser light to control f
Originally posted by mrwupy
Every day I watch the trucks pull away from the docks where I work, Trucks full of useful product that people need to make it thru life, and I ask myself why I didn't take up the really bizarre classes in college.
With just a little more education I wouldn't have to be working in this flea circus, I could have my very own fly opera.
The three fly tenor's.....
Riverdance on the fly.....
Le Miserab as only the flies can perform it.
I curse my lazy youth chasing sex and parties. I could have been training flies to sing!
[edit on 19-4-2008 by mrwupy]