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March 20, 2008 11:26 AM

Fly research into human diseases bearing new fruit

Most people think of fruit flies as annoying little pests zipping around bananas or grapes on the kitchen counter. But to biologists, they're diamonds on the wing. Thousands of researchers have ground out almost 16,000 scientific papers in the last five years.

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