Andy’s Quick Hits (68): Lonely Flies Eat More and Sleep Less — Just Like Humans

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I find the research into fruit flies and other creatures amusing — even though I know just how important this research is — but nevertheless thinking of isolated fruit flies getting a bit podgy still tickles my imagination a little.

Fruit flies are, by the way, one of the first avenues for research into the brain and behaviour…