Scientists 'pickle' and map a fly's brain for the first time
A fruit fly's brain, mind you, because scientists love a challenge.
Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser
Scientists made flies' hearts beat in harmony thanks to genetic tweaks and laser beams.
Genetic engineering lets fruit flies 'smell' light
Scientists in Germany have genetically engineered fruit fly larva to 'smell' blue light -- and appa...
Mad scientists figure out how to write memories to brains, take over Earth
Call us crazy, but we're guessing one Gero Miesenböck of the University of Oxford has been wat...
Fruit fly flight simulator could smarten up robots
Wondering just how we mere mortals were going to even give a robot enough smarts to completely overt...