A fly for research

Drosophila, fly

The Drosophila fruit fly resembles humans in many ways. Experiments with animals are therefore important for medicine.

The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster is a tiny animal - with great potential for science. Geneticists, cancer researchers and neuroscientists have been studying how the brain controls behavior for around 120 years. And she hasn't had enough yet.

by TIM SCHROEDER

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