"How flies are flirting on the fly"

February 20, 2017

SFU News featured a story about a study led by the Gries lab that "reveals that the photoreceptors in the eyes of blow flies do more than just help them navigate around surrounding environments. They’re also used in an elaborate sexual communication system to help find the perfect mate by filtering out incompatible candidates." (SFU News)

Read the SFU News story that includes a link to a Daily Planet video clip developed in response to the study: "Flirting on the fly: humans can learn a thing or two from blow flies about attraction on dating apps"