How do flies land on the ceiling ?

Jim Heath heath at iinet.net.au
Mon Oct 30 08:23:15 EST 1995


In article <199510281601.MAA03574 at dakini.cb.cshl.org>, <marr at CB.CSHL.ORG> 
writes:

Maybe Tom won't mind if I post our email exchange on
this buzzing topic:


>>
>>Do they flip in the same direction most of the time? Do they flip
>
>If they had conscientious parents, yes.
>
>>in the opposite direction in the northern hemisphere? And finally,
>
>Certainly.  Australian flies become extremely confused
>in the Northern hemisphere -- just like other Australians.
>
>>by "severly punished" do you mean "squashed", hence providing strong
>>selection pressure to skew the allele frequency towards conformists?
>>
>
>Yes. And not only that: it discourages any that may be wavering.
>
>
>Jim Heath
>


Outstanding! Flies must learn their proper post in life.


Tom



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