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Enemy odors help flies protect their offspring

Enemy odors help flies protect their offspring
The wasps' larvae grow and consume the Drosophila larvae from within. However, an innate early warning system alerts female flies when wasps are near – female flies can then avoid laying eggs near wasps, thus increasing the likelihood of offspring …
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Dad's Diet Key to Wellbeing of Offspring
A dad's diet before they conceive could be genetically passed onto the children. (Representational Image). Melbourne: The kind of food your father relished may have a direct impact on your health and overall wellbeing, according to new research. A dad …
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Their enemy's sex pheromone helps flies protect their offspring
However, an innate early warning system alerts female flies when wasps are near and thus increases the chance the flies' offspring will survive. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology identified the olfactory neuron in Drosophila …
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