Flies could help to monitor disease outbreaks by acting as ‘autonomous bionic drones’ suggest scientists

Posted by on November 24, 2017 12:47 pm
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Swarms of flies can be used to help monitor disease outbreaks, suggest scientists. This follows their research that shows how whole communities of bacteria – known as a microbiome – can “hitch a ride” on common carrion flies and can be transferred to any surface where the flies land. 

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