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flies

Insects with one pair of wings of the order Diptera . They include the MOSQUITOES, biting midges, biting blackflies, SANDFLIES, gadflies, blowflies, botflies, the Tse-tse fly and the common house fly Musca domestica .
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Once infected with the virus, female flies do not produce eggs, and male flies do not mate.
They divide flies into five groups, including biting flies, filth flies, small flies, overwintering flies and gnats.
Coauthor Barry Dickson of the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology in Vienna and his colleagues genetically engineered female flies to express the fruitless gene in a small percentage of their brain cells, as males normally do.
Solitude is an insect growth regulator that controls flies by stopping them where they star--in horse manure," explains Yemma.
Surprisingly, Min says, they found that dopamine-ergic neurons in these mutants survived longer into old age than did neurons of normal flies.
However, indirect contact may be established by flies that take up Campylobacter as they forage on fresh animal feces.
Professional baseball infielders must become highly skilled at going back on short pop flies since the outfielders have to play quite deep to protect against long fly balls in the outfield.
The presence of large flies inside a restaurant is considered a potential threat to food safety as large flies can easily transmit common pathogens such as Salmonella and E.
His informative pieces include decades-old fly pattern standards, hot new fly patterns from celebrity fly tiers, 74 patterns that include dry flies, nymphs, streams and bucktails, emergers, steelhead and Atlantic salmon flies, flies for bass (both small mouth and large mouth), tropical saltwater fishing flies, and more.
Crane and other F-16 pilots flew overhead in the ``missing man formation,'' in which one jet pulls up to leave a vacant position as the formation flies over the ceremony.
A new study in fruit flies provides evidence that genetics plays a strong role in determining who can get by with little rest.