Fruit Fly Males Woo Females with Three Songs, Not Two
Fruit Fly Males Woo Females with Three Songs, Not Two
Researchers show that Drosophila melanogaster males are capable of producing more modes of courtship song with their wings than previously thought.
Fruit Fly Males Woo Females with Three Songs, Not Two
Fruit Fly Males Woo Females with Three Songs, Not Two

Researchers show that Drosophila melanogaster males are capable of producing more modes of courtship song with their wings than previously thought.

Researchers show that Drosophila melanogaster males are capable of producing more modes of courtship song with their wings than previously thought.

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