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Sex-Deprived Fruit Flies Turn to Alcohol, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Researchers Say in Study


3/16/2012 6:56:17 AM

Sexually deprived male fruit flies exhibit a pattern of behavior that seems ripped from the pages of a sad-sack Raymond Carver story: when female fruit flies reject their sexual advances, the males are driven to excessive alcohol consumption, drinking far more than comparable, sexually satisfied male flies.

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