[ASC-list] We are the same as fruit flies?

Susan Kirk skirk at iprimus.com.au
Wed Jun 26 21:56:49 UTC 2013


Hi all

A *simple* question.  Research that is carried out on fruit flies.  How well
does it relate back to humans?

Do the researchers have little fly tools; to cut their wings off, dissect
them and little masks to euthanise them??  :))

I'm serious about the question btw.

S


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