- Published7 Oct 2020
- Author Calli McMurray
- Source BrainFacts/SfN
Not every fly is a nuisance. Insights from Drosophila melanogaster, the common fruit fly, reveal how genes influence development and disease progression.
Brain Bytes showcase essential facts about neuroscience.
Design by Adrienne Tong.
Image by Ryszard I. CC-BY-NC.
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