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Contact: Susan Brown
University of California - San Diego

Fly Tracks

Caption: Normal fruit flies (left) quickly found a female at the center of the testing arena, whilst flies unable to calibrate their olfactory systems (right) wandered aimlessly. Track color depicts time beginning with violet and ending with red.

Credit: Cory Root/UCSD

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