Fruit Flies Proove Couch Potato Genes

Slashdot | Couch Potato Gene Identified In Fruit Flies

“University of Pennsylvania biologists have discovered a mutation in fruit flies aptly named the ‘couch potato’ gene that allows them to simply chill out — entering a mild state of quasi-hibernation known as diapause, when winter arrives.

Right on the heels of Gov Pallin saying that she’ll cut all funding for “fruit fly” research.

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