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Do You Love Beer? So Do Those Pesky Fruit Flies And Here’s Why

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The characteristic smell of beer is very easy to recognize, and never fails to attract beer lovers. But now scientists have found that it’s really meant to attract something else entirely: fruit flies.  “They definitely have good support for this ...

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Truvia Sugar Substitute Kills?


A new study published on PLOS One reveals that the well-known artificial sweetener, Truvia, is toxic to fruit flies. Biologist Daniel Marenda, part of a research team at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa., noted: “Indeed what we found is that ...

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