blog navigation

blog posts

  • Fruit flies on methamphetamine die largely as a result of anorexia

    The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster is a useful model organism for studying the whole-body effects of methamphetamine exposure.

    The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster is a useful model organism for studying the whole-body effects of methamphetamine exposure.

    Public domain image by Botaurus

    Images

blog posts

  • Editor's note: To reach Barry Pittendrigh, call 217-417-8930; email pittendr@illinois.edu. To reach Kent Walters, email krwaltersjr@gmail.com.

    The paper, “Methamphetamine Causes Anorexia in Drosophila melanogaster, Exhausting Metabolic Reserves and Contributing to Mortality,” is available online.