His decision came as an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against him was ongoing.
A fruit fly ovary can contain up to 20 eggs at a time.
November 10, 2017|
FLICKR, HOGAN TANG & DENISE MONTELL, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY & UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARAA Drosophila female can lay between 30 and 50 eggs per day throughout her lifetime if she lives at room temperature. The fast reproductive rate of fruit flies is one of the reasons why they have become popular scientific tools to study genetics, reproduction, and development.