10 December 2007

Homosexuality in Fruit Flys

Apparently it's genetic:

http://www.suntimes.com/lifestyles/health/689002,CST-NWS-flies10.article

1 comment:

Rich said...

While the article suggest a genetic component, evidently these scientists were able to alter the fruit flies orientation from straight to gay and then back to straight. Basically, the article suggests that at least among fruit flies, sexual orientation has a genetic component but may be altered.