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Scientists have "pampered" with fruit fly and were delighted

June 7 2005
16:58

Modification of a fruit fly gene may change her sexual orientation. Such a phenomenal discovery was made in the Austrian Academy of Sciences, molecular biologist Barry Dickson and Ebru Demirov.

As a result of a bold experiment, we females with "male" version of the protein, and the males - with "female" that changed the sexual orientation of flies and led researchers into raptures.

This was followed by a natural reaction: the males lost interest to females, and they, in turn, began to care for her to representatives of the same sex.

Many experts are amazed at the results of the study, expressing the view that not only sexual behavior is genetically programmed in the human brain, but also a number of behaviors in other situations: a reflection of the threat, the flight in danger, laugh at the fun, transfers federalpost.ru.

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