Unisex Brain in Flies

June 2008
Science Teacher;Summer2008, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p16
Academic Journal
The article discusses research conducted at Yale University indicating that the brains of male and female flies are identical. Mating behavior performed by males flies could be artificially induced in female flies through an alteration to brain neurons and stimulation of certain regions of the brain. Dylan Clyne, a post-doctoral associate at Yale, suggests that male and female human brains may be anatomically similar.


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