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How to Catch Fruit Flies

Fruit flies share 75% of the genes that cause disease in humans, so scientists love studying fruit fly genetics to learn more about scenarios  of  human resistance to disease. 229 more words

Drosophila houseguests

I have been keeping my tomatoes on the counter, mostly because if I can’t readily see my fresh produce, I forget to eat it. When garden and farmer’s market folks told me to keep them out of the fridge to preserve the flavor, I was already on board. 466 more words


Fruit Fly Wars: Dispatch from the Front Line

In my last post, I posited that Extreme Kitchen Hygiene was the only way to keep fruit flies at bay in the fall.  I also claimed not to have found a fruit fly trap that worked. 348 more words


The Answer to Age-Related Memory Loss

This entire presidential election season aside, most humans dislike forgetting things. They especially dislike forgetting things when those things consist of cell phones, credit cards, medical appointments, and the locations of our cars and grandchildren. 653 more words


Good Questions: Fruit Flies, Absentee Ballots & Nickels Vs. Dimes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Heather Brown is answering several good questions from viewers. Here we go:

Emily from St. Louis Park always gets fruits flies this time of year. 237 more words


The damn bugs

The bugs were awful this year. It was too hot.

With the heat came mosquitoes. In the past I have been the last person on the… 285 more words


The "POF Favourites Stalker" returns...

So about five months ago I wrote a post entitled A stalker of a completely different kind. where I had a bit of a whinge about this bloke who added me to his favourites list four times in one month, and I removed myself every single time. 164 more words