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Man, insects may have common ancestors www3.nhk.or.jp

posted by  Yubi | 1¬†week, 5¬†days ago in Science & Technology

A research team at the University of Tokyo says it has discovered more similarities in the way insects and mammals sense the environment through their bodies. Their findings were recently published in Science magazine.

Associate Professor Kei Ito and his team used fruit flies to study how sensory information is transmitted to their brains when the insects touch something.