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Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
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University of California - Riverside

Fly on Banana

Caption: Insects, such as the fly seen on a banana in this photo, have taste receptors with which they taste chemicals and make important choices about foods, mates and where to deposit their eggs.

Credit: Dahanukar Lab, UC Riverside.

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