How flies can help us predict the future

Our planet’s climate is changing. How will bees cope—will they still be able to pollinate our crops? Will dengue and malaria-–carrying mosquitoes spread south?

Vanessa Kellermann Credit: L’Oréal Australia
Vanessa Kellermann. Credit: L’Oréal Australia

Vanessa Kellermann is looking for the answers— working with native fruit flies found from Tasmania to tropical Queensland to find out.

She has already demonstrated that tropical flies don’t have the genetic capacity to evolve quickly.

For more information: L’Oréal Australia & New Zealand, loreal.scienceinpublic.com.au/

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