Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Titillated Scientists Trying to Decipher Ah & Oh!

drawing by marguerita for
a Susan Shapiro and Marguerita Book on Humor (unpublished)
Mate choice is an evolutionarily critical decision that requires the detection of multiple sex-specific signals followed by central integration of these signals to direct appropriate behavior.The mechanisms controlling mate choice remain poorly understood.A glial amino-acid transporter controls synapse strength and homosexual courtship in Drosophila.

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