Light causes drosophila to take longer midday nap

Posted by on September 16, 2016 1:30 pm
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Fruit flies’ activity peaks especially in the morning and late afternoon. The insects extend their midday siesta on long summer days. Researchers have now found out what triggers this behavior. A miniature pair of eyelets discovered in the late 80s plays a crucial role in this context.

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