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10.12.15
Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser
10.12.15

Researchers control fruit flies' hearts with a laser

Scientists made flies' hearts beat in harmony thanks to genetic tweaks and laser beams.

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06.02.10
Genetic engineering lets fruit flies 'smell' light
06.02.10

Genetic engineering lets fruit flies 'smell' light

Scientists in Germany have genetically engineered fruit fly larva to 'smell' blue light -- and appa...

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10.17.09
Mad scientists figure out how to write memories to brains, take over Earth
10.17.09

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...

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04.26.08
Fruit fly flight simulator could smarten up robots
04.26.08

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...

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