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Nature vs. Nurture in Fruit Flies

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Nature vs. Nurture in Fruit Flies

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Nature vs. Nurture in Fruit Flies

Nature vs. Nurture in Fruit Flies

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Two new studies show how genetics might regulate behavior in animals. From sex in fruit flies to monogamy in voles, how much influence do genes have on the way animals behave?

Guest:

Gene Robinson, director, Neuroscience program. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.