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fly taste test

a house fly attached with glue to a wooden stick is placed on a microscope slide with a clear liquid on it. the hand of the person holding the stick can be seen in to the right

Undergraduate student Merveille Muyizere tests a house fly to determine which leg parts can taste. She dips a leg part in sugar and observes whether the fly responds by sticking out a mouthpart. (Photo by Amarachi Nwawueze, Northern Illinois University)

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