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PhysOrg
Fruit flies adjust to sudden drops in temperature; just keep buzzing about the fruit bowlA close up of the common fruit fly usually found buzzing around the fruit bowl.
Fruit flies adjust to sudden drops in temperature; just keep buzzing about the fruit bowl
PhysOrg / Posted 2 hours ago
A close up of the common fruit fly usually found buzzing around the fruit bowl. Credit: Heath MacMillan, York University Fruit flies may seem simple, but these common visitors to the fruit bowl can drastically alter their gene expression and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Biologists elucidate function of Pentagone protein in fruit flyhave explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins for
Biologists elucidate function of Pentagone protein in fruit fly
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
have explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins form at particular points in the wing of a fruit fly. The protein Pentagone spreads a particular signal in the wing that tells the cells how to behave. "The proteins... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study shows how the protein controls the development of fruit fly wingshave explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins for
Study shows how the protein controls the development of fruit fly wings
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
have explained the mechanisms that control these steps by showing why veins form at particular points in the wing of a fruit fly. The protein Pentagone spreads a particular signal in the wing that tells the cells how to behave. "The proteins... Read more
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The Border Mail
Painting Koori dreamtimeinclusive, with Koori and non-Koori students.” Other schools including Melrose
Painting Koori dreamtime
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
inclusive, with Koori and non-Koori students.” Other schools including Melrose and Wodonga Primary, along with the Flying Fruit Fly Circus, have since come on board. Artist Trish Ceminara showed students a set of generic Indigenous symbols from... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ladykiller: Artificial sweetener proves deadly for female fliesA fruit fly on a compost pile. Credit: Photo by John Tann. Continuing their res
Ladykiller: Artificial sweetener proves deadly for female flies
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
A fruit fly on a compost pile. Credit: Photo by John Tann. Continuing their research into potential ingredients for human-safe pesticides, Drexel University researchers recently found an artificial sweetener that, while harmless for male fruit flies,... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizonpeople might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizon
Wakefield Today / Posted 3 days ago
people might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’s MRC Toxicology Unit used a “mutant” common fruit fly to investigate this further as they provide a good genetic model for humans. It was found that the bulk of the... Read more
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Pendle Today
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizonpeople might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’
Cure for Parkinson’s disease on the horizon
Pendle Today / Posted 3 days ago
people might help treat certain forms of Parkinson’s.” The study by Leicester’s MRC Toxicology Unit used a “mutant” common fruit fly to investigate this further as they provide a good genetic model for humans. It was found the bulk of the damage... Read more
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examiner.com
Fruit flies and Parksinson's diseasedisease may have affected his muscles may be found by studying fruit flies. In
Fruit flies and Parksinson's disease
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
disease may have affected his muscles may be found by studying fruit flies. In fact, new studies are proving that the lowly fruit fly may not be so lowly after all, according to Kansas State University associate professor of biochemistry and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaksbeyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing ma
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaks
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
beyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing males has been used to keep the Mediterranean fruit fly out of North America and to eradicate the melon fly from Okinawa. And now scientists have their eyes set on using... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaksbeyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing ma
How The Screwworm's Sex Life Saved Your Steaks
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
beyond the screwworm. Their idea to squash insect populations by sterilizing males has been used to keep the Mediterranean fruit fly out of North America and to eradicate the melon fly from Okinawa. And now scientists have their eyes set on using... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mutant fruit flies provide insight into origins of Parkinson's diseasewithin cells affected by Parkinson’s. Researchers from the MRC Toxicology Unit
Mutant fruit flies provide insight into origins of Parkinson's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
within cells affected by Parkinson’s. Researchers from the MRC Toxicology Unit at the University of Leicester used a common fruit fly to investigate this further; fruit flies were used because they provide a good genetic model for humans. Studies... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
What does climate change mean for The County?berry growers, including Circle B Farms in Caribou, are increasingly on the wat
What does climate change mean for The County?
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
berry growers, including Circle B Farms in Caribou, are increasingly on the watch for the spotted wing drosophila, a fruit fly from Asia that’s relatively new to northern New England. The fly leaves its larva inside berries and is proving... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Smoke alarm' one of 36 genes newly found to play role in pain sensationThis image, captured with a high-powered confocal laser microscope, shows pain-
'Smoke alarm' one of 36 genes newly found to play role in pain sensation
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
This image, captured with a high-powered confocal laser microscope, shows pain-sensing neurons in the skin of a larval fruit fly. Credit: Stephanie E. Mauthner Indiana University researchers have that found a suite of genes in both fruit flies and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
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The Young Witness
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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The North West Star
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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The Border Mail
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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The Courier
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he sa
Steven Spielberg on putting his own spin on the BFG and why he thought Jaws 'would be his tombstone'
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
when you're in the trenches making a film. "I never look at the horizon," he says. "The film may have the shelf life of a fruit fly or the film may outlive all of us. It's not up to me. I just tell the best story I know how to tell." The alchemy... Read more
10 related stories
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Brisbane Times
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flagsit is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's off
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flags
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
it is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's offer appears destined to die as quickly as a fruit fly, in part because it does not make sense to the market, but also because the announcement and the structuring show a... Read more
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WA Today
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flagsit is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's off
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flags
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
it is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's offer appears destined to die as quickly as a fruit fly, in part because it does not make sense to the market, but also because the announcement and the structuring show a... Read more
246 related stories
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The Age
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flagsit is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's off
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flags
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
it is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's offer appears destined to die as quickly as a fruit fly, in part because it does not make sense to the market, but also because the announcement and the structuring show a... Read more
246 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flagsit is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's off
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flags
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
it is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's offer appears destined to die as quickly as a fruit fly, in part because it does not make sense to the market, but also because the announcement and the structuring show a... Read more
246 related stories
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Canberra Times
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flagsit is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's off
Tesla chief Elon Musk's bid for SolarCity full of red flags
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
it is hard to see how a deal like this can happen now. In the end, Tesla's offer appears destined to die as quickly as a fruit fly, in part because it does not make sense to the market, but also because the announcement and the structuring show a... Read more
246 related stories
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers find link between clu and genes that cause Parkinson's diseaseThe fruit fly may help us be less clueless about human muscle development and P
Researchers find link between clu and genes that cause Parkinson's disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
The fruit fly may help us be less clueless about human muscle development and Parkinson's disease. Erika Geisbrecht, Kansas State University associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, is studying the fruit fly, or Drosophila... Read more
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Weekly Times
Tassie exotic disease alarmTasmania-specific protection is based on science and the need to keep diseases
Tassie exotic disease alarm
Weekly Times / Posted 8 days ago
Tasmania-specific protection is based on science and the need to keep diseases such as fire blight and pests such as the fruit fly out of the state. “The consequences of exotic diseases and pests becoming established in Tasmania can’t be... Read more
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The New Statesman
Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo light up the Royal Opera House’s tired Wertherbetween gene and environment. The term was coined by one of my own teachers at
Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo light up the Royal Opera House’s tired Werther
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
between gene and environment. The term was coined by one of my own teachers at Edinburgh, C H Waddington, a student of fruit fly development. He found that a sudden heat shock to the embryos led to the appearance of a few flies with abnormal... Read more
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The New Statesman
Haystack in a haystack: travels around the human genomebetween gene and environment. The term was coined by one of my own teachers at
Haystack in a haystack: travels around the human genome
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
between gene and environment. The term was coined by one of my own teachers at Edinburgh, C H Waddington, a student of fruit fly development. He found that a sudden heat shock to the embryos led to the appearance of a few flies with abnormal... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why so many Australian species are yet to be named(they are called sibling species). And this can have real-world consequences.
Why so many Australian species are yet to be named
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
(they are called sibling species). And this can have real-world consequences. I estimate that distinguishing a Queensland fruit fly (scientific name Bactrocera tryoni), a major fruit pest, from one of its many closely related but harmless sibling... Read more
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Weekly Times
Farm production ‘worth $58.5b’ next yeargive Australian cherries a competitive advantage over other southern hemisphere
Farm production ‘worth $58.5b’ next year
Weekly Times / Posted 9 days ago
give Australian cherries a competitive advantage over other southern hemisphere exporters,” the report said. “Tasmania has fruit-fly-free status, unlike the rest of Australia, which facilitates its airfreight market access to China.” Tasmanian... Read more
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The Maui News
Ahead of the Classfive sessions. Registration is required and is free. Contact Joyce Lechuga at 4
Ahead of the Class
The Maui News / Posted 10 days ago
five sessions. Registration is required and is free. Contact Joyce Lechuga at 446-7609 or joyce.hospicemaui@gmail.com. * Fruit fly management class will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Community Services Building (205) at University of... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Guava Superfruitranged from 112 to 535 but some guavas are seedless or nearly so. In T&T, guava
Guava Superfruit
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
ranged from 112 to 535 but some guavas are seedless or nearly so. In T&T, guava fruits are a primary host of the Caribbean fruit fly which can make ripe fruits inedible. As children, eating guavas with worms (immature stage of fruit fly) was not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uom Launches Post Graduate Certificate Course in Fruit Fly Sterile Insect TechniqueThe University of Mauritius (UOM) launched the Post Graduate Certificate Course
Uom Launches Post Graduate Certificate Course in Fruit Fly Sterile Insect Technique
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The University of Mauritius (UOM) launched the Post Graduate Certificate Course in fruit fly Sterile Insect Technique (SIT), on 13 June 2016 in Réduit, in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun. In his... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New research helps better understand role of TIP60 in allowing tumors to survive in low-oxygen environmentssays. "This study absolutely demonstrates the importance of basic research," G
New research helps better understand role of TIP60 in allowing tumors to survive in low-oxygen environments
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 days ago
says. "This study absolutely demonstrates the importance of basic research," Galbraith says. "Here we had something in a fruit fly that didn't have any obvious connection to cancer and it turns out to be an important player in one of the most... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand First Launches Biosecurity Petition at FieldaysBuilding (Site 60) and sign it. Some farming All Black greats did just that yes
New Zealand First Launches Biosecurity Petition at Fieldays
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Building (Site 60) and sign it. Some farming All Black greats did just that yesterday.“Since last January, we’ve seen fruit fly to black widows in black grapes to a live snake in a Nissan Leaf. The outbreaks of velvetleaf nationwide represents... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers explore why women have ubiquitous survival advantage than mentopic when Georgetown University asked him to lecture on it in 2003. Although l
Researchers explore why women have ubiquitous survival advantage than men
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
topic when Georgetown University asked him to lecture on it in 2003. Although lab models like the roundworm C. elegans, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and the mouse Mus musculus are intensively used in scientific studies, people in those... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why do women live longer than men?topic when Georgetown University asked him to lecture on it in 2003. Although l
Why do women live longer than men?
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
topic when Georgetown University asked him to lecture on it in 2003. Although lab models like the roundworm C. elegans, the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and the mouse Mus musculus are intensively used in scientific studies, people in those... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Renewed push for Biosecurity Tasmania to prevent pest incursionsplant for it to spread. "We rely enormously on the community for feedback and
Renewed push for Biosecurity Tasmania to prevent pest incursions
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
plant for it to spread. "We rely enormously on the community for feedback and industry cooperation so we can beat it."Fruit fly still a major challenge However, the major challenge and focus for Biosecurity Tasmania remains fruit fly. To... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Food, tourism and hospitality industries join forces over biosecurity concernsfruit industry is going ahead in leaps and bounds compare to the fruit industry
Food, tourism and hospitality industries join forces over biosecurity concerns
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
fruit industry is going ahead in leaps and bounds compare to the fruit industry in other states." Tasmania remains free of fruit fly. "Harmonisation of trade between states which would disallow Tasmania to set its own acceptable level of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Ervolino: What’s good for you and what isn’t? It depends on what year it isoff fleas, untangle hair and fight the buildup of lactic acid. Mix it in a cup
Ervolino: What’s good for you and what isn’t? It depends on what year it is
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 18 days ago
off fleas, untangle hair and fight the buildup of lactic acid. Mix it in a cup with dish detergent and you can drown every fruit fly in the neighborhood. Rub it on your legs to ease cramps! Use it to clean your fruits and vegetables before you eat... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How Hot Brown Honey challenges the stereotypes of women of colour on stageOdette Mercy and Her Soul Atomics. Circus artist Crystal Stacey is of Indonesia
How Hot Brown Honey challenges the stereotypes of women of colour on stage
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Odette Mercy and Her Soul Atomics. Circus artist Crystal Stacey is of Indonesian descent and is a graduate of the Flying Fruit Fly Circus. Siblings Busty and Candy Bowers are women of Campbelltown with South African heritage. Busty is a DJ,... Read more
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Weekly Times
Gardens lead fruit fly fightTHE communities of Cobram and Barooga are helping to combat Queensland fruit fl
Gardens lead fruit fly fight
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
THE communities of Cobram and Barooga are helping to combat Queensland fruit fly. After it was declared ­endemic in the region in 2013, the local council decided it must act because the horticulture industry was threatened. Moira Shire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Sets Sights on Fruit Exportsto go," she said. In 2010, South Africa banned the export of avocado after the
Kenya Sets Sights on Fruit Exports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
to go," she said. In 2010, South Africa banned the export of avocado after the local produce was found to be infested with fruit fly. Dr Kimani said this dealt a big blow to Kenyan farmers noting that avocado exports to South Africa were on... Read more
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asianage
Rapping out A revolutionhappy… as simple as that — and I decided to work on my music, activism and volu
Rapping out A revolution
asianage / Posted 23 days ago
happy… as simple as that — and I decided to work on my music, activism and volunteering.” Mallipoo and the Alwas, her “fruit fly” band as she calls it (created for the sole purpose of a performance and then disbanded), has become much more than... Read more
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Business Standard India
Why forgetting may be good for memorydisease," Davis added. For the study, published online in the journal Neuron,
Why forgetting may be good for memory
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
disease," Davis added. For the study, published online in the journal Neuron, the team analysed Drosophila, or the common fruit fly, in a critical model for studying memory found to be highly applicable to humans. Flies that were genetically... Read more
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Weekly Times
Delta dawntrade between Australia and Vietnam is a sore point, after the Vietnamese Gover
Delta dawn
Weekly Times / Posted 24 days ago
trade between Australia and Vietnam is a sore point, after the Vietnamese Government banned the $40 million fruit export trade in January last year citing fruit-fly concerns. The ban was partially lifted in July, with citrus and... Read more
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