March 15th, 2012

Dore: Ogre


"You see that the mated males actually have an aversion to the alcohol-containing food," Shohat-Ophir says. "And the rejected males have a high preference to that food with alcohol." On average, the rejected males drank four times more alcohol than the mated ones, her team reports online today in Science.
-- по материалам исследования мух вида Drosophila melanogaster

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Originally the farm had been no more than a summer dacha, a hunting and fishing lodge, built by [Henrik and Gustav's] father -- an eccentric priest, who by a fortunate marriage had got enough money to indulge in his multiple interests. A fierce old Lutheran pastor in one aspect. An upholder of the traditional Norwegian ways of rural life in another.
-- John Fowles, The Magus.