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Guillaume Isabel is a lectutrer at Paul Sabatier University - Toulouse III | UPS Toulouse · Centre de Recherches sur la Cognition Animale - UMR 5169 - CRCA.

New Toulouse-Led Scientific Study Reveals Drosophila melanogaster Can Transmit Sexual Preferences Culturally Over The Long Term

A Toulouse-led interdisciplinary research consortium shows that the fruit fly has all the cognitive capacities to culturally transmit their sexual preferences across generations, potentially leading to the emergence of long-lasting traditions in sexual preferences. On top of providing the first experimental toolbox to study animal cultures in any species, this study suggests that the cultural