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Odor of Food Hastens Dieting Flies' Deaths

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Science  02 Feb 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5812, pp. 584
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5812.584

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If a fruit fly on a near-starvation diet smells food odors, some of the life-stretching effects of the diet disappear, researchers report in a study published online by Science this week ( (Read more.)