Time Lapse Of The Embryonic Development Of Drosophila Melanogaster (video)

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Hey cool! We're breeding the little suckers in my Bio 111 lab right now! (Red eyed males and whited eyed females. or vice versa. wait. I was right the first time. no.. uh, I have to check my lab notes. :) )