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California Institute of Technology

Researchers Record Activity of Fly Neurons During Flight

Caption: A dye-filled glass electrode (pink) is inserted into a fruit fly's brain. The electrode and the brain are immersed in saline (colored blue in this image). The fly is flapping its wings in tethered flight.

Credit: Gaby Maimon and Michael Dickinson/Caltech

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