Male, female flies share unisex brain

April 18th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin  


Washington, April 18 (IANS) Males and females, even among little flies, act as though they belong to different planets, but both come equipped with a unisex brain, says a study. By triggering the neurons responsible for singing - normally a male activity - researchers made female flies play their first tune.

“You might expect that the brains of the two sexes would be built differently, but that does not seem to be the case,” said Gero Miesenb

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