Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Note: You can take 10% off all Slashdot Deals with coupon code "slashdot10off." ×
Science Idle

Sexually Rejected Flies Turn To Booze 95

sciencehabit writes "Offer a male fruit fly a choice between food soaked in alcohol and its nonalcoholic equivalent, and his decision will depend on whether he's mated recently or been rejected by a female. Flies that have been given the cold shoulder are more likely to go for the booze, researchers have found. It's the first discovery, in fruit flies, of a social interaction that influences future behavior."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Sexually Rejected Flies Turn To Booze

Comments Filter:

Related Links Top of the: day, week, month.

Help! I'm trapped in a PDP 11/70!

Working...