The latest episode of the eLife podcast - produced for eLife by The Naked Scientists - features the mating habits of flies, radiation resistance in bacteria, how insects learned to smell, and the Hawaiian bobtail squid.
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Male flies rub chemicals called TAGs onto female flies during mating to make them less attractive to other males.
Research article by Chin et al. et al.
Up in the air
The receptors that allow insects to smell various chemicals probably evolved around the time they developed the ability to fly.
Research article by Missbach et al.
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