Fruitfly

01.10.18
Malware creator charged for 13-year spying spree
01.10.18

Malware creator charged for 13-year spying spree

He allegedly stole data and collected porn based on victims' searches.

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01.27.17
Researchers figure out trick to a fruit fly's acrobatic flight
01.27.17

Researchers figure out trick to a fruit fly's acrobatic flight

The tiny insects are surprisingly buff.

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09.16.16
Scientists 'pickle' and map a fly's brain for the first time
09.16.16

Scientists 'pickle' and map a fly's brain for the first time

A fruit fly's brain, mind you, because scientists love a challenge.

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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 have directly controlled animals before, but these approaches tend to either require su...

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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 --...

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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 watc...

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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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