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Do fruit flies benefit from drinking alcohol?
« on: 17/02/2012 16:49:36 »
Fruit flies that fall victim to parasitic wasps turn to alcohol to fight off the infection, recent research has revealed. Fruit flies, or drosophila as they are known scientifically, are often exposed to relatively high concentrations of dietary alcohol produced by the natural fermentation of sugars in the rotting fruit that forms their food staple.

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Re: Do fruit flies benefit from drinking alcohol?
« Reply #1 on: 18/02/2012 00:36:13 »
I guess as long as they have proof of ID then they'll get served just like everyone else !
 

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