Press from Kacsoh et al, 2013 in Science

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From our paper on flies laying eggs in alcohol when wasps are around
Kacsoh et al. 2013

Insects and alcohol
Bob Hirshon
AAAS, Science Update, 3/8/2013
link with audio

Fruit flies medicate young against parasites
Lydia O'Neal
The Emory Wheel, 3/4/2013

Mother flies dose offspring with alcohol
Bob McDonald
CBC, Quirks and Quarks, 2/23/2013
link with audio

Alkohol von Dr. Fliege
Volkart Wildermuth
German Public Radio, 2/22/2013
link with audio

Fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young from body-snatchers
Ed Yong
National Geographic, 2/21/2013

Fruit flies force their young to drink alcohol - for their own good
Carol Clark
eScience Commons, 2/21/2013

Press from Milan and Kacsoh et al 2012 publication


From our paper on infected fly larvae consuming alcohol
Milan et al. 2012

The parasite that drives flies to drink
Alex Wild
Scientific American, 3/5/2012

Fruit flies seek out alcohol
The Onion, 2/21/2012

Cheers! Fruit flies drink to their health, literally
Veronique Lacapra
NPR, All Things Considered, 2/21/2012
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Flies drink alcohol to medicate themselves against wasp infections
Ed Yong
Discover Magazine, 2/20/2012

Fruit flies resort to alcohol
Meera Senthilingam
BBC, Naked Scientists, 2/19/2010
link with audio

Anti-biotic booze
Bob McDonald
CBC, Quirks and Quarks, 2/18/2012
link with audio

To evict parasite, canny fruit flies pick their poison
Carl Zimmer
New York Times, 2/16/2012

Fruit flies use alcohol to self-medicate, but feel bad about it afterwards
Rob Dunn
Scientific American, 2/16/2012

Fruit flies use alcohol as a drug to kill parasites
Carol Clark
eScienceCommons, 2/16/2012
link with video