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Fruit Flies Medicate Their Offspring with Alcohol (3 of 3)

Caption: The standard cage setup used for testing fruit fly oviposition preferences in the presence or absence of wasps. The food dish colors represent alcoholic and non-alcoholic foods, though no dyes are used in the actual experiments. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the Feb. 22, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Balint Z. Kacsoh at Emory University in Atlanda, GA, and colleagues was titled, "Fruit Flies Medicate Offspring After Seeing Parasites."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Todd Schlenke]

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