Fruit Fly with Fungus (image) NASA/Johnson Space Center Caption This is a fruit fly infected with fungus. Fruit flies that developed in space showed weakened immunity to fungal infections post-spaceflight. Credit Deborah Kimbrell Usage Restrictions For news coverage in connection with this news story. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.