Zombieism in cockroaches

“Researchers in Chicago used drugs and manipulated genes to control the sexuality of fruit flies, making them gay and then straight again within a few hours. ‘It was very dramatic,’ said scientist David Featherstone. ‘They even attempted copulation.’ Scientists cloned fluorescent cats, developed an antidote for zombieism in cockroaches, and revealed that evolutionary changes in the lower backs and hip joints of females prevent pregnant women from toppling over. ‘When you think about it,’ said Harvard anthropologist Katherine Whitcome, ‘women make it look so very damn easy.'”
Weekely Review, Harpers Magazine, December 18, 2007

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