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PODCAST: Q&A with Stephanie Mohr, author of First in Fly

First in Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery

Stephanie Elizabeth Mohr
Harvard University Press
270 pp.
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Valued for its short life cycle, prolific reproductive potential, and easily detected mutations, Drosophila melanogaster has been critical to advancing our understanding of health, disease, and genetic inheritance. This week on the Science podcast, Stephanie Elizabeth Mohr shares highlights from the tiny fruitfly’s major contributions to science.

To hear the rest of the show, visit the Science podcast page.


About the author

Jennifer Golbeck is at the Social Intelligence Lab, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA.